Accession Number:

ADA496515

Title:

Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR). Volume 9, Number 5, July/August 2003

Descriptive Note:

Monthly rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES HEALTH SURVEILLANCE CENTER SILVER SPRING MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Since 1986, all members of the active and reserve components of the US Armed Forces have been periodically screened for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, type 1 HIV-1 in addition, since October 1985, all applicants for US military service have been screened for antibodies to HIV-1 during preinduction medical examinations at Military Entrance Processing Stations MEPS. This report summarizes prevalences and trends of new diagnoses of HIV-1 among routinely screened soldiers in active and reserve components of the US Army and among civilian applicants for military service.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE