Summary: Testing or screening required by federal, state, or local law or other agencies for the diagnosis of specified conditions. It is usually limited to specific populations such as categories of health care providers, members of the military, and prisoners or to specific situations such as premarital examinations or donor screening.
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- The feasibility of mandatory HIV testing for health professionals and other special populationsK G Smallwood
Adult Medicine Clinic, OUHSC, Tulsa 74129
J Okla State Med Assoc 85:74-80. 1992..b>Mandatory testing has been implemented for several groups such as the United States military...
- Legislation requiring monthly testing of sex workers with low rates of sexually transmitted infections restricts access to services for higher-risk individualsA Samaranayake
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Carlton, Australia
Sex Transm Infect 85:540-2. 2009..The aim of this study was to quantify the resources and opportunities lost from this screening...
- Ethical and public health considerations in HIV counseling and testing: policy implicationsSara E Yeatman
Department of Sociology, Population Research Center, 1 University Station, G1800, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Stud Fam Plann 38:271-8. 2007..It concludes with a discussion of the implications for HIV counseling and testing policies and proposes alternatives to routine testing that have the potential to be effective while preserving the right to know one's HIV status...
- Antenatal HIV screening in Europe: a review of policiesJessika Deblonde
International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Eur J Public Health 17:414-8. 2007..Therapeutic protocols are being updated and increasingly applied in most European countries, but there is no structured information on policies and strategies with regard to antenatal HIV screening as such...
- Rethinking mandatory HIV testing during pregnancy in areas with high HIV prevalence rates: ethical and policy issuesUdo Schuklenk
Centre for Ethics in Public Policy and Corporate Governance, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland
Am J Public Health 97:1179-83. 2007..treatment has the potential to significantly reduce perinatal transmission of HIV and defend the view that mandatory testing is morally required if a number of conditions can be met...
- Mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Botswana: an ethical perspective on mandatory testingPeter A Clark
Dev World Bioeth 6:1-12. 2006..To do less would be medically inappropriate and ethically irresponsible...
- HIV-infected healthcare workers and practice modificationJoe Zopolsky
Henslee, Fowler, Hepworth and Schwartz, Dallas, Texas, USA
N D Law Rev 78:77-98. 2002
- HIV care in the U.S. Navy: a multidisciplinary approachNancy F Crum
Infectious Disease Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
Mil Med 170:1019-25. 2005..We specifically describe the multidisciplinary HIV medical care provided at Naval Medical Center San Diego, which is one of three HIV specialty clinics within the U.S. Navy...
- India: Military recruits to undergo HIV testingTim Franklin
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 10:30, 32-3. 2005
- 'Patients may delay going to A&E for fear of being made to have an HIV test'Paul Cornforth
Wandsworth Teaching PCT, London
Nurs Times 103:12. 2007
- Male prisoners and HIV prevention: a call for action ignoredRonald L Braithwaite
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Am J Public Health 93:759-63. 2003....
- HIV testing for all nurses is unlikelyHelen Mulholland
Nurs Times 98:3. 2002
- Increasing access to HIV testing and counselling while respecting human rightsRalf Jürgens
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 12:63-6. 2007..3 In addition, it has helped inform guidance currently being developed by WHO and the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on HIV testing for prisoners and for people who use drugs...
- AMA unit says 'no' to mandatory HIV testingEd Sussman
AIDS 16:N5. 2002
- Implementation of expedited human immunodeficiency virus testing of women delivering infants in a large New York city hospitalMayris P Webber
AIDS Research Program, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10457, USA
Obstet Gynecol 101:982-6. 2003..We documented the frequency and circumstances of expedited HIV testing, the time required for a result to be available, and hospital factors associated with different intervals...
- Mandatory HIV testing used to bar potential immigrantsDavid Garmaise
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 8:20-1. 2003..HIV/AIDS organizations have objected to the government's policy of mandatory HIV-antibody testing of potential immigrants and have expressed concerns about the way in which excessive demand is calculated...
- HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases among correctional inmates: transmission, burden, and an appropriate responseTheodore M Hammett
Abt Associates Inc, 55 Wheeler St, Cambridge, MA 02138 1168, USA
Am J Public Health 96:974-8. 2006....
- Barcelona 2002: law, ethics, and human rights. HIV testing for peacekeeping forces: legal and human rights issuesRalf Jürgens
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 7:111-4. 2002..In the end, the Expert Panel unanimously rejected mandatory testing and instead endorsed voluntary HIV counselling and testing for UN peacekeeping personnel.
- Canadian news. Concerns raised about new immigration rulesAlana Klein
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 6:32-3. 2002..Meanwhile, the federal government has instituted mandatory HIV testing of potential immigrants. Concerns have been voiced about how this testing will be carried out...
- Understanding newborn screening system issues with emphasis on cystic fibrosis screeningBradford L Therrell
National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, TX 78757, USA
J Pediatr 147:S6-10. 2005..For effective CF NBS, CF care centers will need to partner with NBS programs to ensure optimal health benefits, and programs will need to continually evaluate diagnostic and outcome data in order to refine their screening protocols...
- Talking with parents before newborn screeningEllen Wright Clayton
Center for Genetics and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 0165, USA
J Pediatr 147:S26-9. 2005
- Balancing benefits and risks for cystic fibrosis newborn screening: implications for policy decisionsBenjamin S Wilfond
Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
J Pediatr 147:S109-13. 2005..When this is the case, as with cystic fibrosis (CF), the traditional approach of mandatory testing of all newborns in all states may not be appropriate...
- Nova Scotia: "blood samples" legislation passedGlenn Betteridge
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 9:26. 2004On 18 October 2004 the Nova Scotia legislature passed the Mandatory Testing and Disclosure Act, thus becoming the third Canadian province or territory to pass similar legislation.
- Botswana: Industrial Court tackles HIV testing in the workplaceElizabeth Maxwell
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 9:60-1. 2004..Both cases highlight the glaring need for HIV-related legislation in Botswana...
- UN agencies issue new guidelines for HIV testingMadhavi Swamy
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 12:39-40. 2007....
- Should nurses new to the NHS be tested for HIV?Lisa Power
Terrence Higgins Trust THT, London
Nurs Times 98:16. 2002
- Routine testing for HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: a philosopher's perspectiveGeorge M Brockway
Stud Fam Plann 38:279-83. 2007..This article argues that the proposed solution would respect the rights to autonomy of the individual to a sufficient degree and stands a greater chance of being both practicable and effective than the alternatives...
- Mandatory HIV testing in China: the perception of health-care providersLi Li
Center for Community Health, Department of Psychiatry, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Int J STD AIDS 18:476-81. 2007..Over 43% of providers endorsed mandatory testing for anyone admitted to hospital...
- Editorial comment: HIV testing--where do we go from here?William M Valenti
AIDS Read 15:41. 2005
- State-mandated HIV testing in Connecticut: personal perspectives of women found to be infected during pregnancyB Joyce Simpson
Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 18:34-46. 2007..There was universal agreement by the study subjects that the law was of overriding and significant benefit...
- The political path to mandatory prenatal HIV testing in ConnecticutB Joyce Simpson
Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 18:48-50. 2007..Manuscript reviewers requested further information about the legislation. The authors provide an overview of the legislation in this commentary...
- Ontario passes new mandatory blood testing law: a preliminary reviewGlenn Betteridge
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 12:22-3. 2007..Responsibility for forced blood testing will shift from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to the Minister of Community Safety and Corrections...
- Do the ravages of the HIV/AIDS epidemic ethically justify mandatory HIV testing?Stuart Rennie
Dev World Bioeth 7:48-9. 2007
- The economic impact of state restrictions on abortion: parental consent and notification laws and Medicaid funding restrictionsD Haas-Wilson
J Policy Anal Manage 12:498-511. 1993..the involvement of public employees in the performance of abortions; states via this ruling may also enforce mandatory testing for viability after a specified point in the pregnancy...
- Mandatory reporting of HIV infection and opt-out prenatal screening for HIV infection: effect on testing ratesGayatri C Jayaraman
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ont
CMAJ 168:679-82. 2003..We examined HIV testing frequency in Alberta before and after mandatory reporting was implemented. We also examined the effect on testing rates among pregnant women when Alberta adopted an opt-out approach to prenatal HIV screening...
- Sunglasses, the European directive and the European standardStephen John Dain
School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 30:253-6. 2010..Since there is no mandatory testing in Europe (the sunglass industry is deemed self regulating), evaluating their performance will give an ..
- A cost-benefit analysis of blood donor vaccination as an alternative to additional DNA testing for reducing transfusion transmission of hepatitis B virusJ M Fischinger
St Josef Krankenhaus, Langenstrichstr 44, 66538 Neunkirchen, Germany
Vaccine 28:7797-802. 2010..using time-dependant (B1) or titre dependent booster vaccination solely (B2), or B2 in addition to current mandatory testing procedures (B3). Different cost models were applied using a 5% rate of discount...
- An ethical analysis of the mandatory exclusion of immigrants who test HIV-positiveB Hoffmaster
Departments of Philosophy and Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 5:1, 42-51. 2000..There are sound ethical, legal, and public policy arguments against imposing mandatory testing and excluding those who test HIV-positive.
- Gastrointestinal involvement in polyarteritis nodosaEllen C Ebert
Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:960-6. 2008..It is associated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) in about 7% of cases, a decline from about 30% before the mandatory testing of blood products and the widespread vaccination programs. HBV PAN is an early postinfectious process...
- [Rejecting or prioritizing life? The ambiguities of AIDS biopolitics in Uruguay]Hanspeter Reihling
Instituto de Antropologia Social, Departamento de Ciências Políticas e Sociais, Freie Universitat Berlin, Alemanha
Cien Saude Colet 15:1159-68. 2010..Except of some efforts of forced detention and mandatory testing, the public health system as well as NGOs show little interest in assisting adolescence infected or affected ..
- Attitude and practice of antenatal HIV screening among pregnant women attending a secondary health facility in Benin-cityV O Omuemu
Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Benin, P M B 1154, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Niger J Clin Pract 11:324-9. 2008..To assess the awareness, attitude and practice of HIV testing among antenatal clients in Benin-city...
- Validation and standardisation of nucleic acid amplification technology (NAT) assays for the detection of viral contamination of blood and blood productsJ Saldanha
Division of Virology, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, Blanche Lane, South Mimms, Hertshire, EN6 3QG, UK
J Clin Virol 20:7-13. 2001..The establishment of the HCV International Standard has been critical in the introduction of mandatory testing. Since 1st July 1999, all batches of blood products marketed in Europe have to be prepared from plasma pools ..
- Radon mitigation in domestic properties and its health implications--a comparison between during-construction and post-construction radon reductionC J Groves-Kirkby
Medical Physics Department, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, Cliftonville, Northampton NN1 5BD, UK
Environ Int 32:435-43. 2006..It is therefore recommended that mandatory testing be introduced for all new houses in Radon Affected Areas.
- The ethics of HIV testing and disclosure for healthcare professionals: what do our future doctors think?Julie M Aultman
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH 44272 0095, USA
Med Teach 33:e50-6. 2011..This study examined future medical professionals' attitudes and beliefs regarding mandatory human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing and disclosure...
- Knowledge, attitudes, and practices among physicians on HIV/AIDS in Quang Ninh, VietnamLien Quach
Department of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:335-46. 2005..reported positive attitudes regarding their interaction with HIV/AIDS patients were less likely to support mandatory testing or to exclude HIV/AIDS patients from their practices...
- HIV antibody testing: who benefits and who loses?C L Chng
University of North Texas, Denton 76203
J Health Soc Policy 1:19-27. 1989..The whole question of HIV antibody testing essentially raises the need for a balance between voluntary and mandatory testing; and society's commitment to protect public health as well as safeguard individual civil rights.
- Voluntary HIV testing among inmates: sociodemographic, behavioral risk, and attitudinal correlatesAnn N Burchell
HIV Social, Behavioral, and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Third Floor, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:534-41. 2003..7), a perceived chance of being infected during incarceration (OR = 2.2), and support of mandatory testing (OR = 2.0)...
- Training of obstetric nurses and HIV testing in pregnancy at a managed care organizationM L Garcia
University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health 77225, USA
AIDS Care 12:137-47. 2000..There was no evidence that mandatory testing with right of refusal would deter pregnant women from being tested for HIV...
- Potentially life-threatening sleep apnea is unrecognized without aggressive evaluationPeter T Hallowell
Department of Surgery Case Medical School and Bariatric Surgery Program, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Am J Surg 193:364-7; discussion 367. 2007..Many patients undergoing bariatric surgery have severe comorbidities, including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). We suspected that sleep apnea was underdiagnosed in our study population...
- Optimal HIV testing and earlier care: the way forward in EuropeT Coenen
AIDS Fonds and STI AIDS Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
HIV Med 9:1-5. 2008..We hope that consideration of the issues discussed in this supplement will help to shift the HIV field closer towards our ultimate goal: provision of optimal HIV testing and earlier care across the whole of the European region...
- HIV testing of junior doctors: exploring their experiences, perspectives and accountsL R Salkeld
North Bristol NHS Trust, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
J Med Ethics 35:402-6. 2009..To explore the accounts and perspectives of junior doctors who were offered an HIV test by their employing National Health Service (NHS) trust and discuss ethical issues posed by this new policy...
- The impact of premarital HIV testing: a perspective from selected countries from the Arabian PeninsulaMaria Ganczak
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, The Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
AIDS Care 22:1428-33. 2010..A PHT program could benefit from adequate legislation acts followed by education and counseling based on government policy, religious body support, and an involvement of NGOs and international agencies...
- India: proposal for mandatory testing of marriage couples withdrawnLiisa Seim
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 11:38-9. 2006
- Putting law and human rights on the agenda: an introduction to the articles in this special sectionJonathan Cohen
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 12:59-61. 2007
- Should rapid tests for HIV infection now be mandatory during pregnancy? Global differences in scarcity and a dilemma of technological advanceCharles B Smith
University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
Dev World Bioeth 7:86-103. 2007..that when testing is accompanied by assured multi-drug therapy for the mother, the argument for opt-out or mandatory testing for HIV in pregnancy is strong, but that it is problematic where testing is accompanied by adverse events ..
- Rapid HIV testing on labor and delivery: lessons from the fieldLisa Rahangdale
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:376-8. 2007
- A clinician's perspectiveGregg E Gorton
Temple University, USA
Am J Bioeth 4:48-9. 2004
- Patients can be made to have HIV test to protect doctorTony Sheldon
BMJ 328:304. 2004
- A feminist Fourth Amendment?: Consent, care, privacy, and social meaning in Ferguson v. City of CharlestonAndrew E Taslitz
Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC, USA
Duke J Gend Law Policy 9:1-79. 2002
- Blame, symbolic stigma and HIV misconceptions are associated with support for coercive measures in urban IndiaMARIA L EKSTRAND
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, Suite 1300, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
AIDS Behav 16:700-10. 2012..The vast majority of participants supported mandatory testing for marginalized groups and coercive family policies for PLHA, stating that they "deserved" their infections ..
- Is there evidence for mandating electrocardiogram as part of the pre-participation examination?Mats Borjesson
Department of Acute and Emergency Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Ostra, Sahgrenska Academy, Goteborg, Sweden
Clin J Sport Med 21:13-7. 2011..Alas, the current evidence, as presented here, suggests that the ECG should be mandatory in pre-participation screening of athletes...
- Hospital staff perceptions of a legislative mandate for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screeningMatthew E Wise
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:573-8. 2011..In August 2007, Illinois passed legislation mandating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) admission screening for intensive care unit patients. We assessed hospital staff perceptions of the implementation of this law...
- Gaps between HIV/AIDS policies and treatment in correctional facilitiesA A Amankwaa
Albany State University, Albany, GA, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 24:171-98. 2001..Their analysis suggests that future changes in HIV/AIDS policy ib testing and treatment can contribute to improvement in health conditions of infected inmates...
- Ethical issues with newborn screening in the genomics eraBeth A Tarini
Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 13:381-93. 2012..Assessment of the pressing ethical issues currently facing the newborn screening community will provide insight into the challenges that lie ahead in the genomics era...
- An inappropriate tool: criminal law and HIV in AsiaJoanne Csete
Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
AIDS 24:S80-5. 2010..This criminalization may impede universal access to HIV prevention and treatment services in Asia and undermine vulnerable people's ability to be part of the HIV response...
- Mandatory electrocardiographic screening of athletes to reduce their risk for sudden death proven fact or wishful thinking?Arie Steinvil
Department of Internal Medicine D, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1291-6. 2011..The purpose of this study was to determine if pre-participation screening of athletes with a strategy including resting and exercise electrocardiography (ECG) reduces their risk for sudden death...
- The history and evolution of immigration medical screening for tuberculosisMasoud Dara
WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:137-46. 2013..The last section of this review discusses the latest public health developments in the context of TB screening in immigrant populations...
- Legal issues facing physicians: substance abuse in the workplaceH Westley Clark
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
Occup Med 17:119-35, v. 2002..It is important for the reader to recognize that this chapter is but a review of critical and crucial material. The reader is encouraged to pursue additional information if greater clarity and understanding are required...
- A model comprehensive psychiatric fitness-for-duty evaluationNorman T Reynolds
Comprehensive Psychiatric Consulting Services, San Jose, California, USA
Occup Med 17:105-18, v. 2002..The author provides guidance for deciding when to refer, discusses issues of confidentiality, and lists indicators of substance abuse based on employee behavior/performance and medical signs and symptoms...
- Rate of detection of unsuspected pregnancies after implementation of mandatory point-of-care urine pregnancy testing prior to hysterosalpingographyKeith Herr
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 10:533-7. 2013..The aim of this study was to determine the rate of detection of unsuspected pregnancies after the implementation of mandatory point-of-care urine pregnancy testing before hysterosalpingography (HSG)...
- HIV testing for HIV prevention: a comparative analysis of policies in Britain, Hungary and SwedenR Danziger
Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
AIDS Care 10:563-70. 1998..Although policy makers in all three countries appear convinced that their's is the right approach, there appears to be as yet a dearth of convincing evidence to support their arguments...
- Experience of mandatory nucleic acid test (NAT) screening across all blood organizations in Germany: NAT yield versus breakthrough transmissionsC Micha Nübling
Sections of Molecular Virology, Transfusion Medicine and Hemovigilance, Paul Ehrlich Institut, Langen, Germany
Transfusion 49:1850-8. 2009..The NAT yield obtained from all blood organizations is summarized. Transfusion-associated virus transmissions despite NAT screening ("breakthrough transmissions") are analyzed...
- Tuberculin testing and risk of tuberculosis infection among New York City schoolchildrenCeline R Gounder
Tuberculosis Control Program, New York City Department of Health, New York, New York 10007, USA
Pediatrics 111:e309-15. 2003To assess adherence to a 1996 health policy change, which discontinued mandatory tuberculin skin testing (TST) of new entrants to NYC primary schools and continued mandatory testing of new entrants to secondary schools.
- State-mandated voluntary newborn human immunodeficiency virus screening in a New York City HospitalM Polaneczky
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021, USA
Obstet Gynecol 94:647-52. 1999..To report the experience with state-mandated voluntary newborn human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening in a large university hospital...
- Technical, genetic, and ethical issues in screening and testing of African-Americans for hemochromatosisJ E Bowman
Department of Pathology, and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago, IL 60615, USA
Genet Test 4:207-12. 2000..African-Americans are then analyzed, including, discrimination by employers, life insurance, and selective mandatory testing. Discrimination and selective testing of African-American employees of the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory ..
- Ethics of mandatory premarital HIV testing in Africa: the case of Goma, Democratic Republic of CongoStuart Rennie
Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
Dev World Bioeth 8:126-37. 2008..worldwide, and offer a number of conceptual and factual distinctions to help distinguish different types of mandatory testing policies...
- Newborn screening: a national public health programme in BrazilT Marini de Carvalho
Technical Advisory Committee in Newborn Screening, Attention Department, Health Ministry Rua Barão do Triunfo, 1415 1 andar, Campo Belo, Sao Paulo SP, 04602 005, Brazil
J Inherit Metab Dis 30:615. 2007..There has been significant evolution in the Newborn Screening as a Public Health Program in Brazil due to the government's commitment (federal and each component state)...
- Mandatory HIV testing in pregnancy: is there ever a time?Russell Armstrong
Dev World Bioeth 8:1-10. 2008..There have also been proposals for mandatory testing. Could mandatory testing ever be an option, even in high-prevalence settings? Many previous examinations of ..
- A survey of compliance: Medicaid's mandated blood lead screenings for children age 12-18 months in NebraskaMarlene Wilken
School of Nursing, Creighton University Medical Center, Nebraska 68178, USA
BMC Public Health 4:4. 2004..To determine the frequency of Medicaid mandated blood lead level (BLL) screening compliance rates by clinical site...
- Alberta: new bill will allow for mandatory HIV testing in emergency situationsRebecca Scheer
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 9:20-1. 2004..The bill will likely have strong support from within the ranks of the governing Conservatives...
- Is there a need to include HIV, HBV and HCV viruses in the Saudi premarital screening program on the basis of their prevalence and transmission risk factors?F M Alswaidi
School of Translational Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 64:989-97. 2010In January 2008, the Saudi Arabian health authority included mandatory testing for HIV, HBV and HCV viruses in the premarital screening program...
- Contentious worker testingRebecca Renner
Environ Health Perspect 112:A345. 2004
- Mandatory testing of drivers on the basis of age and degenerative diseases: stakeholder opinionsGeri Adler
Mental Health Care Line, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4211, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 22:304-19. 2010..Least endorsement was given for reassessment of 70-year-old drivers. Findings have implications for legislative changes to address drivers with AD and PD and at older ages...
- Compulsory screening of immigrants for TB and HIV: broader focus is needed for immigration and health issuesShahid A Khan
BMJ 328:897. 2004
- First transmission of human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 by a cellular blood product after mandatory nucleic acid screening in GermanyMichael Schmidt
Institute of Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology, German Red Cross, and the Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Transfusion 49:1836-44. 2009..The transfusion-transmitted infection had been identified by a donor-related lookback started in April 2007 after anti-HIV seroconversion...
- Coercion, harm, and complicity in research integrated with mandatory public health programsTrisha Buchanan
Am J Bioeth 4:57-9. 2004
- HIV/AIDS, pregnancy and reproductive autonomy: rights and dutiesCharles G Ngwena
Dev World Bioeth 8:iii-vi. 2008
- Reform MP proposes compulsory testingR Elliott
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Newsl 5:25-7, 24-7. 2000..On 21 March 2000, the Bill passed second reading unanimously. It now awaits committee hearings. This article sets out the concerns the Network raised about the proposal for compulsory HIV testing...
- Human rights consequences of mandatory HIV screening policy of newcomers to CanadaLaura M Bisaillon
Institution of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Health Hum Rights 12:119-34. 2010..is no systematic documentation of the policy's implications on either the lives of persons who submit to mandatory testing or on health systems...
- [Demographic and clinical characterizations of newly diagnosed patients with HIV/AIDS above fifty years of age]Ilan Asher
Clinical Immunology, Allergy and AIDS Center Kaplan Medical Center, affiliated with Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School Jerusalem, Rehovot Israel
Harefuah 152:200-3, 248. 2013..The disease is no longer limited to young age. Due to the effectiveness of HAART (Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy) as well as new diagnosis in older age groups, many patients in AIDS centers are above 50 years of age...
- HIV testing policy and serious mental illnessJames Walkup
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
Am J Public Health 92:1931-40. 2002Using opinion data from experts, we examined the context of the argument for mandatory testing of psychiatric patients.
- From mandatory to voluntary testing: balancing human rights, religious and cultural values, and HIV/AIDS prevention in GhanaIsaac N Luginaah
Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5C2
Soc Sci Med 61:1689-700. 2005..Practical solutions and programs for Ghana cannot be neutral to cultural values and need to be tailored for particular (ethnic) populations...
- The case against mandatory preoperative HIV screening in AfricaE O Orji
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Niger J Med 10:162-4. 2001..This paper reviewed available literature and made recommendations based on available scientific evidence with particular emphasis on the situation in Africa...
- Attitudes of family practice residency program directors toward mandatory preemployment drug testingH F Laufenburg
University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
Fam Med 29:625-8. 1997..This study attempted to learn what directors of family practice residency programs feel about mandatory preemployment drug testing and its effect on house staff recruitment...
- Attitudes toward and beliefs about prenatal HIV testing policies and mandatory HIV testing of newborns among drug usersOdicie Fielder
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
AIDS Public Policy J 20:74-91. 2005..and health beliefs among drug users about mandatory HIV testing of newborns and about voluntary versus mandatory testing of pregnant women...
- Hepatitis C core antigen in Polish blood donorsMagdalena Letowska
Department for Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
Transfusion 44:1067-71. 2004..The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of adopting the HCV core antigen ELISA (HCVcAg) for routine screening of Polish blood donors...
- Standardization of nomenclature and causality assessment in drug-induced liver injury: summary of a clinical research workshopRobert J Fontana
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
Hepatology 52:730-42. 2010..and diagnostic criteria regarding the onset of DILI, evolution of liver injury, risk factors, and mandatory testing versus optional testing for competing causes were reviewed...
- Droperidol and the black box warningKrista van Zwieten
Ann Emerg Med 43:139-40. 2004
- The current revolution in newborn screening: new technology, old controversiesBeth A Tarini
Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:767-72. 2007..This review highlights the challenges raised by this and future technological advances as we strive to maintain the success of newborn screening in the 21st century...
- Grand rounds: nephrotoxicity in a young child exposed to uranium from contaminated well waterH Sonali Magdo
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, California, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:1237-41. 2007..exempt from federal drinking-water regulations, and in most states well water is not subject to much of the mandatory testing required of public water systems...
- Mandatory versus voluntary consent for newborn screening?Lainie Friedman Ross
Department of Pediatrics, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, USA
Kennedy Inst Ethics J 20:299-328. 2010..These three changes support revising mandatory NBS with a tiered consent process to best balance respect for parental autonomy and the promotion of children's health...
- RANDOMIZED SANCTIONS TO REDUCE DRUNK DRIVING RECIDIVISMSandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, the process will be evaluated to monitor the interventions and to enable replication of the protocol in other jurisdictions. ..
- IDU Access to HIV/HCV PreventionGrace Macalino; Fiscal Year: 2004..These analyses will provide important data regarding the implementation of a policy change and the need for targeted solutions in response to racial disparities. ..
- Novel Reagents and Methods for Rapid and High Throughput Detection of Aflatoxin CALAN AI PING WEI; Fiscal Year: 2013..In the U.S., mandatory testing is required by the 1990 Farm Bill that stipulates ".....
- PRENATAL PCB EXPOSURE AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENTPaul Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, school records for each child's New York State mandatory testing of English Language Arts and Math will be obtained for comparative analysis.
- PHYSICIANS, NURSES AND AIDS: A NATIONAL STUDYJOHN COLOMBOTOS; Fiscal Year: 1991..to treat, duty to treat, gay men and IV drug users, precautionary guidelines, AIDS-related policy issues-- mandatory testing, Segregated facilities for AIDS patients, contact notification), perceptions of the risk of contagion as a ..
- STUDENT ATHLETE DRUG SURVEILLANCE TRIALLinn Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2003..All sports teams in 24 schools who agree to implement mandatory testing as school policy but have never implemented this policy, will be randomly assigned by school, to three years ..
- Context & Correlates of Health Behaviors in South IndiaMARIA L EKSTRAND; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Examining ART Adherence Issues in Bangalore IndiaMARIA L EKSTRAND; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- AIDS Stigma & Gender: Health Consequences in Urban IndiaMaria Ekstrand; Fiscal Year: 2006..4. Develop specific data-based program and policy recommendations to reduce AIDS-related stigma and discrimination in urban Indian health care settings and to disseminate these among regional stakeholders. ..
- TEA for Families & Children: Preparation for a Randomized TrialLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal of this study is to develop and pilot an intervention for PLH and their family members in order to improve the long term health, mental health and behavioral adjustment of the children in poor, rural areas in China. ..
- Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ FamiliesLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2009..HIV+ parent's and family caregivers'health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
- Long Term Recovery Among Convicted Drunk DriversSandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- BIOLOGY OF HUMAN INTRAEPITHELIAL LYMPHOCYTESEllen Ebert; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will determine the mechanism of IEL chemotaxis toward secreted products of ECs, why IL-15 is more potent than IL-2 in inducing LAK activity by IELs, and how IL-10 and IL-12 augment this activity. ..
- COOPERATIVE MULTI CENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORKEvan Myers; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- HIV Related Stigma among Service Providers in ChinaLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2005..These data will prepare the team to conduct a randomized controlled trial across different levels of health care providers in China. ..
- Cross-Border HIV Prevention Project: China and VietnamTheodore Hammett; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Testing explicit theoretical models of drinking/drivingSandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Testing Pharmacological Therapies for Pregnant SmokersKathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2006..Moreover, the study results have immediate potential to inform clinical recommendations for integrating nicotine replacement into prenatal care. ..