The effectiveness of premarital screening program for HIV infection is discussed, in relation to hypothetical objectives: improvement of individual health, prevention of transmission of HIV infection and estimate of prevalence among sexually active population. Taking into account validity of screening test, natural history of HIV infection, availability of effective early treatment and possible social outcomes, the hypothesis of lack of effectiveness of this program is held.
|Translated title of the contribution||Evaluation of the effectiveness of a premarital program for HIV infection screening|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Epidemiologia e prevenzione|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1989|
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