Rapid HIV antibody testing during labor and delivery for women of unknown HIV status; a practical guide and model protocol

Personal Authors: Branson, Bernard M. ; Fowler, Mary Glenn. ; Lampe, Margaret A.
Corporate Authors: National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.), Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Published Date: January 30, 2004
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Working group members -- Introduction -- I. Background on rapid testing at labor/delivery -- II. Planning and implementing a rapid HIV testing program for women in labor -- Iii. Key elements of a model protocol for rapid testing during labor/delivery -- Iv. Management considerations in developing and implementing a facility-based rapid hiv testing protocol for women in labor: preparation, education, and training -- V. Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References, suggested reading, and resources -- Appendix A: Dear colleague letter from CDC and NCHSTP directors -- Appendix B: Provider guide to providing information and sample informed consent -- Appendix C: Fran├žois-Xavier Bagnoud Center's provider formula for offering rapid HIV testing -- Appendix D: Boxed case studies: experiences in New Jersey and New Orleans

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