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HIV Testing

It can be said that now is the best time for everyone infected to become aware of their own HIV status. The state of the art in HIV management progressively reveals that antiretroviral treatment can prevent transmission, as well as chronic damage in the human body, if started early. Unfortunately, antiretrovirals are not widely available in many places, especially in developing countries. In these parts of the world, diagnosis of HIV infection must be kept in the agenda as a priority, in order to understand specific details of local epidemics and as an effort to interrupt the chain of HIV transmission.

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HIV TestingEdited by Ricardo Diaz

Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1208

ISBN: 978-953-307-871-7

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1. Nucleic Acid Testing for HIV-1 Diagnosis and Monitoring

By Ricardo Sobhie Diaz

1425

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2. HIV-2: Testing Specificities

By Jean P. Ruelle

4386

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3. Personal Computer, Mobile Phone and Internet Technologies to Increase HIV Testing and Prevention

By Sonia A. Alemagno and Deric R. Kenne

2264

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4. “Bringing Testing to the People”: A Discussion of an HIV-Testing Outreach Project Targeting Impoverished Women

By L.R. Norman, B. Williams, R. Rosenberg, C. Alvarez-Garriga, L. Cintron and R. Malow

1225

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5. Perceptions About Barriers and Promoting Factors Among Service Providers and Community Members on PMTCT Services

By Fyson H. Kasenga

1554

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6. HIV/AIDS Among Immigrants in Portugal: Socio-Demographic and Behavioural Correlates of Preventive Practices

By Sónia Dias, Ana Gama and Maria O. Martins

1572

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7. Pediatric HIV Testing Challenges in Resource Limited Settings

By Gumbo Felicity Zvanyadza

1406

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8. HIV Drug Resistance in Sub-Saharan Africa – Implications for Testing and Treatment

By Kuan-Hsiang Gary Huang, Helen Fryer, Dominique Goedhals, Cloete van Vuuren and John Frater

1284

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