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Laboratory Diagnosis of HIV Infection

2006 US CDC Recommendations: Pregnant Women

Slide 20

October 2009

Finally, for pregnant women, the CDC also recommended universal opt-out screening tests for prenatal care of these pregnant women. During their consent for prenatal care, they should be informed that HIV testing is part of their routine prenatal care. And those pregnant women who are known to be at risk for HIV infection, they should be tested again in the third trimester if their initial testing were negative for HIV.

Pregnant Women


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