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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2013

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults: Screening

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen for HIV infection in adolescents and adults aged 15 to 65 years. Younger adolescents and older adults who are at increased risk should also be screened. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
HIV
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults: Screening [Internet]. 2013 Apr [cited 2017 Sept 8]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/human-immunodeficiency-virus-hiv-infection-screening