Another look at Emergency Department HIV screening in practice: no need to revise expectations.
AIDS Research and Therapy, January 2010
Brown J, Magnus M, Czarnogorski M, Lee V
A recent study reported a lower than expected specificity and positive predictive value of the rapid oral HIV test in the setting of routine emergency department (ED) screening. These results appeared inconsistent with the findings in another urban Emergency Department during the same time period.
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