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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 Pregnant Women: Screening

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen all pregnant women for HIV, including those who present in labor who are untested and whose HIV status is unknown. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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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 Pregnant Women: Screening [Internet]. 2013 Apr [cited 2017 Sept 8]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/human-immunodeficiency-virus-hiv-infection-screening