4295.0 Critical Research in HIV Testing

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
This session will focus on presenting results of research studies focusing on HIV testing.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe current research in HIV testing in the United States. 2. Describe current research in HIV testing internationally. Describe methods for improving HIV testing.

2:30 PM
A Qualitative Exploration of Experiences with Self-Sampling for Rectal Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
Joshua G. Rosenberger, MPH, Brian Dodge, PhD, Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH, Michael Reece, PhD, MPH, Alexis M. Roth, MPH, Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH and J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
2:50 PM
Opt-out HIV testing improves testing rates among pregnant women
Kristen E. Eron, Sarah Kim, Gregory Samsa, PhD, Elizabeth G. Livingston, MD and Charles B. Hicks, MD
3:10 PM
Need to Improve Routine HIV Testing of U.S. Veterans: Results of an Internet Survey
Ronald Valdiserri, MD, MPH, Kim Nazi, MA, Keith McInnes, ScD, MS, David Ross, MD, PhD and Linda Kinsinger, MD, MPH
3:30 PM
Use of a rapid HIV home test to screen sexual partners: An evaluation of its possible use and relative risk among men who have sex with men
Ana M. Ventuneac, PhD, Alex Carballo-Diéguez, PhD, Cheng Shiun Leu, PhD, Bruce Levin, PhD, Jose A. Bauermeister, MPH, PhD, Emily Woodman-Maynard, AB and Rebecca Giguere, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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