Owing to the recent advances in drug therapy for HIV infected patients, HIV infection is no longer an untreatable condition. The Health Council of the Netherlands therefore considers the advantages of knowing a person's HIV status to outweigh the disadvantages, especially for pregnant women. The restrictive policy with respect to HIV testing should be discontinued.
|Translated title of the contribution||Therapeutic options for HIV infection should lead to widened application of HIV testing|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde|
|Publication status||Published - 20 Mar 1999|