NASTAD Releases Statement of HIV Risk When Undetectable

Poz, USA, March 2017

The National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) released its own statement regarding the risk of sexual transmission of HIV from people who are virally suppressed.

The statement affirms that “durably virally suppressed people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy do not sexually transmit the virus.” It describes virally suppressed as “having a consistent viral load of less than < 200 copies/ml.”

CDC recommends combo HIV test for faster detection of virus

Reuters, Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:30pm EDT

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it has recommended a new type of HIV testing that utilizes diagnostics that can detect infection up to three to four weeks faster.