Striving Toward Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Surveillance: The View from New York City

Torian, Lucia V.; Henning, Kelly J.; Kellerman, Scott E.; Frieden, Thomas R.
January 2007
Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb2007 Supplement, Vol. 122, p4
Academic Journal
The author reflects on comprehensive HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)/AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) surveillance in the U.S. It is said that surveillance of diagnosis of HIV non-AIDS, concurrent HIV/AIDS, and people diagnosed and presumed to be living with HIV can be virtually completed by HIV reporting and laboratory reporting requirements.


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