Figure 1. Promotional material created by CAS, a leading MSM organization in Guatemala, to build awareness and demand for recency testing.

Engaging the MSM community as a partner for HIV rapid recency testing in Central America

by Nasim Farach, CDC Central America office Central American countries were among the first in the world to implement HIV rapid recency testing and recognize its potential for improved surveillance and public health response.  While HIV testing and counseling (HTC) is offered to all contacts of people recently diagnosed with HIV, recency assays allow healthcare…
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