A clinical opportunity for routine HIV testing

Long, Richard; Langlois-Klassen, Deanne
April 2013
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/16/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 7, p587
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor in response to the article ""Seek and Treat to Optimize HIV and AIDS Prevention" by R. Gustafson, J. Montaner, B. Sibbald that was published in previous issue of the periodical is presented.


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