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HIV - lessons from a late diagnosis

Abstract:

Late HIV diagnosis is the most important predictor of HIV-related morbidity and mortality in the UK and often results from missed testing opportunities during earlier contact with health services. The HPA now recommends routine HIV testing be commissioned as a priority for all general medical admissions in high prevalence areas, such as Milton Keynes. We present the case of a patient admitted to our Medical Admissions Unit (MAU) managed initially for presumed septic complications of metastati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9941-6975
Publisher:
Rila Publications Ltd
Journal:
Acute Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
84-87
Publication date:
2016-06-18
EISSN:
1747-4892
ISSN:
1747-4884
Pmid:
27441310
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
634995
Local pid:
pubs:634995
Deposit date:
2020-11-06

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