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Featured Articles

HIV Testing at CDC-Funded Sites: United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014 
CDC
Saliva as a diagnostic tool for oral and systemic diseases
J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2016 Jan-Apr
HIV Testing in the United States
Kaiser – June 23, 2015
Australian Dentists’ Perspectives on Rapid HIV Testing (RHT)
August 18, 2015 - doi: 10.1111/adj.12371

Helpful Tools

AAHIVM Routine Testing Coding Guide (last updated 2010)
The AAHIVM Coding Guide to Routine HIV Testing
Dentists' Willingness to Provide Expanded HIV Screening in Oral Health Care Settings: Results From a Nationally Representative Survey
Am J Public Health. 2014 Mar 13
More Veterans Getting HIV Tests
Linkage to Care: Linking newly diagnosed HIV-infected persons to Medical Providers through Linkage to Care Case Management (LTC)  (PPT)
An update on the status of State Testing Laws (PDF)
National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center
A Quick Reference Listing for Clinicians and Health care Professionals to State HIV Testing Laws (PDF)
How to Apply for a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver (PDF)
Rapid HIV Testing - CDC
Evaluation of a Rapid HIV Testing Initiative in an Urban, Hospital-Based Dental Clinic (PDF)
National Association of Community Health Center’s HIV Screening in the Dental Setting Toolkit
HIV Rapid Test OraQuick Advance HIV1/2 Protocol (WORD)
Coding Guidelines for Routine HIV Testing in Health Care Settings (PDF) (courtesy of AAHIVM)
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Admentments (CLIA) Application for Certificate (PDF)
Example Training Checklist for the OraQuick ADVANCE® HIV-1/2 Test (PDF)
OraQuick ADVANCE® HIV-1/2 Test Result Panel Training (PDF)
Proficiency Testing Panel Results (PDF)
Example Log of Test Results (PDF)
Example Log of Control Results (PDF)
Clinic Communication and Complaint Log (PDF)
   

News Updates

Acceptability of oral rapid HIV testing at dental clinics in communities with high HIV prevalence in South Florida
PLoS One. 2018 Apr 27;13(4):e0196323. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196323. eCollection 2018
Risk of HIV/AIDS Among Transgender Individuals Remains High, as Testing Rates Are Still Low ...
Contagionlive.com | April 25, 2018
The role of the oral health team in addressing the HIV continuum of care
HIV Testing Recommendations for Women an Important Step to Achieve Perinatal HIV Elimination (Web on Demand)
CDC | March 9, 2018
Population level outcomes and cost-effectiveness of expanding the recommendation for age-based hepatitis C testing in the United States
Clinical Infectious Diseases | February 6, 2018
A More Sensitive Saliva-Based HIV Test Is in the Works
POZ | January 24, 2018
2018 Quick reference guide: Recommended laboratory HIV testing algorithm for serum or plasma specimens
CDC | January 2018
Patients' Willingness to Participate in Rapid HIV Testing: A pilot study in three New York City dental hygiene clinics
J Dent Hyg. 2017 Dec;91(6):41-48
Early Detection of HIV May Be as Easy as Spitting
Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry | January 25, 2018
New dental patient attitudes paper
Fingerprick Versus Oral Swab: Acceptability of Blood-Based Testing Increases If Other STIs Can Be Detected
AIDS Behav. 2017 Feb;21(2):501-504. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1497-4
Rwanda Launches Oral HIV Self-testing Method
KT Press | November 30, 2017

Australian dentists' perspectives on rapid HIV testing

Aust Dent J. 2016 Sep;61(3):270-6. doi: 10.1111/adj.12371.

A comparison of effectiveness between oral rapid testing and routine serumbased testing for HIV in an outpatient dental clinic in Yuxi Prefecture, China: a case–control study

BJM Open | September 2017

Diagnostic accuracy and acceptability of rapid HIV oral testing among adults attending an urban public health facility in Kampala, Uganda

PLoS One. 2017 Aug 23

MHRA seizes 'unreliable' HIV self-testing kits from UK suppliers

The Pharmaceutical Journal | August 23, 2017

HIV testing in the dental setting: perspectives and practices of experienced dental professionals

AIDS Care | August 18, 2017

HIV testing in the dental setting: perspectives and practices of experienced dental professionals

AIDS Care. 2017 Aug 18:1-6. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1367087

Recommendation for HIV Screening for Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men who have Sex with Men

CDC | August 11, 2017

OraSure HIV self-test gets World Health Organization seal of approval

Allentown Morning Call | July 23, 2017

Performance of and preference for oral rapid HIV testing in The Bahamas

J Infect Public Health. 2017 Jul 3. pii: S1876-0341(17)30148-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2017.06.005
A comparison of effectiveness between oral rapid testing and routine serum-based testing for HIV in an outpatient dental clinic in Yuxi Prefecture, China: a case-control study
BMJ Open. 2017 Jun 30;7(6):e014601. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014601

Awareness, Willingness, and Use of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Washington, DC and Miami-Dade County, FL: National HIV Behavioral Surveillance, 2011 and 2014

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jul 1;75 Suppl 3:S375-S382. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001414

Avoiding false positives: rapid HIV tests vary in their accuracy, so need to be used in combination

aidsmap | May 2, 2017

HIV/AIDS: MSF publishes study on the accuracy of HIV rapid diagnostic tests

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International | April 20, 2017
Preferences for oral fluid rapid HIV self-testing among social media-using young black, Hispanic, and white men-who-have-sex-with-men (YMSM): implications for future interventions
Public Health. 2017 Apr;145:7-19. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.12.002. Epub 2017 Jan 16.

Establishing an HIV Screening Program Led by Staff Nurses in a County Jail

J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015 Nov-Dec

Uptake and Acceptability of Oral HIV Self-Testing among Community Pharmacy Clients in Kenya: A Feasibility Study

PLoS One. 2017 Jan 26;12(1):e0170868. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170868. eCollection 2017

Assessing patients' attitudes to opt-out HIV rapid screening in community dental clinics: a cross-sectional Canadian experience

BMC Res Notes. 2016 May 10;9:264. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2067-6

Predictors of readiness for oral rapid HIV testing by Chilean health care providers

Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016 Nov;40(5):363-370

HIV Test On A USB Stick: New AIDS On-The-Go Diagnostic Device Connects To PC And Delivers ...

The Inquisitr | November 14, 2016
New HIV Diagnoses Quadruple With Electronic Testing Prompt in Bronx Hospitals
IDWeek 2016, October 26-30, 2016, New Orleans

Ten Years After Landmark HIV Testing Guidelines, How Are We Doing? Specifically in Emergency Departments?

The Body Pro | 18 Sep 2016

US launches HIV self-testing service in Vietnam

VnExpress International | August 27, 2016

Point-of-care HIV tests done by peers, Brazil

Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Aug 1
Ethnic Comparisons in HIV Testing Attitudes, HIV Testing, and Predictors of HIV Testing Among Black and White College Students
J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Jun 29.
Assessment of Oral Fluid HIV Test Performance in an HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Trial in Bangkok, Thailand
PLoS One. 2015 Dec 30;10(12):e0145859. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145859. eCollection 2015
Analysis on accuracy and influencing factors of oral fluid-based rapid HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2016 Jan

Assessing patients' attitudes to opt-out HIV rapid screening in community dental clinics: a cross-sectional Canadian experience

BMC Res Notes. 2016 May 10;9(1):264. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2067-6

Free HIV screenings now offered to UB Dental patients

Niagara Frontier Publications | April 21, 2016

Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department

Clinical Infectious Diseases

The potential role of dentists in HIV screening

British Dental Journal | March 11, 2016

Rheonix Develops Fully Automated Microfluidic System that Improves HIV Testing

Rheonix | March 10, 2016

Eastman Dental begins screening for HIV

13WHAM-TV | March 1, 2016

 
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