Michael D April
Affiliation: Harvard University
- HIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policiesMichael 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...
- Rethinking HIV exceptionalism: the ethics of opt-out HIV testing in sub-Saharan AfricaMichael 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...
- Projected survival gains from revising state laws requiring written opt-in consent for HIV testingMichael 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...
- The clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of routine, voluntary HIV screening in South AfricaRochelle 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...