Michael D April

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc HIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policies
    Michael D April
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:310-6. 2009
  2. pmc Rethinking HIV exceptionalism: the ethics of opt-out HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa
    Michael D April
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:703-8. 2010
  3. pmc Projected survival gains from revising state laws requiring written opt-in consent for HIV testing
    Michael D April
    Division of General Medicine, MGH, 50 Staniford St, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:661-7. 2011
  4. pmc The clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of routine, voluntary HIV screening in South Africa
    Rochelle P Walensky
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:26-35. 2011

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc HIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policies
    Michael D April
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:310-6. 2009
    ..Revised World Health Organization recommendations seek to increase HIV testing. We assessed the need for expanded testing in South Africa by examining current testing and treatment trends among a high prevalence population...
  2. pmc Rethinking HIV exceptionalism: the ethics of opt-out HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa
    Michael D April
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:703-8. 2010
    ..Based on these premises, opt-out testing may be an effective and ethically acceptable policy response to Africa's HIV epidemic...
  3. pmc Projected survival gains from revising state laws requiring written opt-in consent for HIV testing
    Michael D April
    Division of General Medicine, MGH, 50 Staniford St, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:661-7. 2011
    ..Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends HIV testing in all settings unless patients refuse (opt-out consent), many state laws require written opt-in consent...
  4. pmc The clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of routine, voluntary HIV screening in South Africa
    Rochelle P Walensky
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:26-35. 2011
    ..Although 900,000 HIV-infected South Africans receive antiretroviral therapy, the majority of South Africans with HIV remain undiagnosed...