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02 Jun 2008

Summary: On May 30, 2008, Professor Ralph R. Frerichs conducted a guest lecture on HIV testing strategies in the UCLA course, EPI 227 "AIDS: A Major Public Health Challenge" (Instructor: Professor Roger Detels).  The two-hour lecture featured a public health view of testing.  Specifically the emphasis was on preventing HIV transmission to susceptible persons, rather than upholding the right of HIV infected persons to avoid detection.  Final, the focus was on new strategies to promote widespread HIV testing.

Operating System: The lecture is available to view and hear for all who use the Windows operating system, either with a PC or Intel-based Mac with Windows partition. The animated Powerpoint presentations do not appear correctly with the Mac Safari browser. 

Instructions: To start, click on the lecture below ().  To listen to the embedded sound, click on in the lower left corner of each slide.  Within slides:  when appears, click with left mouse for next animation.  Between slides: when appears in lower right corner, continue to next slide.

HIV Testing Strategies, 2008, EPI 227, May 30, 2008 (6/1/08)

The reference readings follow (), presented as PDF files.  The two-hour presentation features 38 slides.

  Advanced Data, Vital and Health Statistics 363, Nov. 8, 2005.

  MMWR 55, No. RR-14, Sept. 22, 2006.

  Brown et al. JAIDS 46, 395-401, 2007.