What are the benefits of early diagnosis of HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Shelley A Gilroy, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Citing the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment and the failure of risk-based screening to identify a substantial proportion of HIV-infected patients early in the disease, the American College of Physicians recommends that clinicians adopt routine screening for HIV and encourage all patients to be tested. [3]

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