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  1. Fulltext. The impact of parental consent on the HIV testing of minors.

    Article - En anglais



    This investigation assessed change in use of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing by minors after removal of the parental consent requirement in Connecticut.


    HIV counseling and testing records for 13-to 17-year-olds who accessed publicly funded testing sites were analyzed.


    The number of visits increased by 44% from the 12+month period before the statutory change (n=656) to the 12-month period thereafter (n=965).

    The number of HIV tests increased twofold.

    Visits and tests of high-risk minors tripled.


    Minors Should have the right to consent to HIV testing.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Consentement éclairé, Parent, Autorisation, Dépistage, Diagnostic, Sérologie, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Adolescent, Homme, Enfant, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Informed consent, Parent, Licence procedure, Medical screening, Diagnosis, Serology, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Adolescent, Human, Child, United States, North America, America, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0478696

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 03/02/1998.