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Standards of care for people living with HIV
British HIV Association
Standard 1: HIV testing and diagnosis
People attending health care services (primary, secondary and tertiary care) should be offered diagnostic tests for HIV in accordance with current national guidance
We recommend that a routine offer of HIV diagnostic testing should be made by competent health care professionals to all attendees in all the following settings and clinical scenarios:
contraceptive and sexual health services
services for TB, lymphoma and hepatitis B and C
all people with symptoms that are consistent with primary HIV infection
all people presenting with a clinical indicator condition specified in the UK
national HIV testing guidelines
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