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Cost-effectiveness of screening for HIV in primary care: a health economics modelling analysis

www.thelancet.com/hiv
Jul 2017
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Summary

Early HIV diagnosis reduces morbidity, mortality, the probability of onward transmission, and their associated costs, but might increase cost because of earlier initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART). We investigated this trade-off by estimating the cost-effectiveness of HIV screening in primary care.