US considers name based tracking for HIV positive patientsBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7176.75a (Published 09 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:75
- James Ciment
- New York
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the main public health agency in the United States, has issued new draft guidelines for HIV case surveillance, including a recommendation for a name based HIV tracking system.
The new system, suggested the agency, will avoid many of the shortcomings of data gathering associated with the …