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HIV Screening. Standard Care.

Free Tools for HIV Prevention

The HIV Screening. Standard Care. resource kit provides tools for implementing HIV screening in your practice with 18-64 year olds. An estimated 1 in 6 people infected with HIV–more than 180,900 individuals –do not know they are infected with the virus. Studies have shown that learning one's HIV status results in substantial reductions in risk behavior. Testing is a critical component of prevention efforts because when people learn they are infected, they can take steps to protect their own health and prevent HIV transmission to others.

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E-mail screenforHIV@cdc.gov to request a resource kit.

For materials on perinatal screening, visit CDC's One Test. Two Lives. page.

For materials to facilitate discussions about reducing risky transmission behaviors among your patients living with HIV, visit CDC's Prevention IS Care page.

Additional Resources

Clinician Consultation Center

HIV Testing e-Inquiry Service - Provides expert consultation for healthcare providers on HIV testing-related questions.

Warmline – National HIV Telephone Consultation Service
Offers health care providers HIV clinical information and case consultation: 1-800-933-3413

Compendium of State HIV Testing Laws

HIV/AIDS Guidelines

 

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