Little is known about the logistics of taking an HIV antibody test and yet knowledge of people's experiences of having a test result is helpful to evolving a sensitive and client orientated service and can provide some guidelines for organisation issues around testing.
This paper reports the experiences of 252 gay men who had an HIV test which proved to be positive.
The most frequent reasons for people to take a test were perception of personal risk or were related to perceived health problems.
Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Dépistage, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Attitude sociale, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Homosexualité, Connaissance, Information biomédicale, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Screening, AIDS, Social attitude, Human immunodeficiency virus, Homosexuality, Knowledge, Biomedical information, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Human
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