Implementation of expedited human immunodeficiency virus testing of women delivering infants in a large new york city hospital

Mayris P. Webber, Cynthia Chazotte, Amy S. Fox, Galina Moskaleva, Jessica Arnold, Ellie E. Schoenbaum

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Abstract

Since August 1999, New York has required expedited human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing of pregnant women in labor or their newborns, with results available within 48 hours if no intrapregnancy test result was available. We documented the frequency and circumstances of expedited HIV testing, the time required for a result to be available, and hospital factors associated with different intervals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)982-986
Number of pages5
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Volume101
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2003

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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