HIV Counseling and Testing in Non-Clinical Settings
HIV tests can be administered in community-based organizations and even in mobile clinics by certified personnel. HIV testing in these non-clinical settings offers an effective way to bring HIV testing to the community. This section offers guidance, articles, information on linkage and referral, and reports to aid individuals in non-clinical settings in their HIV testing programs.
- How to obtain a CLIA Waiver
- How to establish a quality assurance plan for HIV-CLIA Waived testing
- List of HIV-CLIA waived tests that are US FDA-approved
- Planning and Implementing HIV Testing and Linkage Programs in Non-Clinical Settings: A Guide for Program Managers
- Evaluation Guide for HIV Testing and Linkage Programs in Non-Clinical Settings
- Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
- Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection
- Revised Guidelines for HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral
- HRSA Ryan White letter
- Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services Implementation Manual
- Implementing Rapid HIV Testing in Outreach and Community Settings: Results from an Advancing HIV Prevention Demonstration Project Conducted in Seven U.S. Cities. Kristina E. Bowles; Cindy Calhoun; Daisy Aguirre; Cicily Emerson; James D. Heffelfinger; Hollie A. Clark; et al.
Targeting and Recruitment
- Cost-Effectiveness of Finding New HIV Diagnosis Using Rapid HIV Testing in Community-Based Organizations. Ram K. Shrestha; Hollie A. Clark; Stephanie L. Sansom; Binwei Song; Holly Buckendahl; Cindy B. Calhoun; et al.
- Rapid HIV Testing in Transgender Communities by Community-Based Organizations in Three Cities. Jeffrey D. Schulden; James D. Heffelfinger; Binwei Song; Azul Mares-DelGrasso; Charles W. Martin; Ramon Ramirez; et al.
- Efficacy of Risk-Reduction Counseling to Prevent Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Sexually Transmitted Diseases A Randomized Controlled Trial. Mary L. Kamb, MD, MPH; Martin Fishbein, PhD; John M. Douglas, Jr, MD; Fen Rhodes, PhD; Judy Rogers, MS; Gail Bolan, MD; et al.
Linkage and Referral
- Brief Strengths-Based Case Management Promotes Entry Into HIV Medical Care: Results of the Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study-II. Jason Craw; Lytt I. Gardner; Gary Marks; Richard Rapp; Jeff Bosshart, MSW, MPH; Wayne, A Duffus, MD, PhD; et al.
- Demographic, Psychological, and Behavioral Modifiers of the Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (ARTAS) Intervention. Lytt I. Gardner; Gary Marks; Jason Craw; Lisa Metsch; Steffanie Strathdee; Pamela Anderson-Mahoney; Carlos del Rio. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. September 2009, 23(9): 735-742.
- Psychological and Behavioral Correlates of Entering Care for HIV Infection: The Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (ARTAS). Lytt I. Gardner; Gary Marks; Lisa R. Metsch; Anita M. Loughlin; Christine O'Daniels; Carlos Del Rio; et al. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. June 2007, 21(6): 418-425. doi:10.1089/apc.2006.0115.
- HIV Testing at CDC-Funded Sites, United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, 2010
- Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing—Rhode Island, 2000–2007
- Expanded HIV Testing and Trends in Diagnoses of HIV Infection—District of Columbia, 2004–2008
- Use of Social Networks to Identify Persons with Undiagnosed HIV Infection --- Seven U.S. Cities, October 2003--September 2004
- HIV-Associated Behaviors Among Injecting-Drug Users --- 23 Cities, United States, May 2005--February 2006
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors --- United States, National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System: Men Who Have Sex with Men, November 2003--April 2005
- Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS --- 33 States, 2001--2004
- HIV Prevalence, Unrecognized Infection, and HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex with Men --- Five U.S. Cities, June 2004--April 2005
- On-line Rapid HIV Testing Training Course