Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Screening
Release Date: April 2013
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
Summary of Recommendations and Evidence
|Adolescents and Adults 15-65 Years Old|
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen for HIV infection in adolescents and adults aged 15 to 65 years. Younger adolescents and older adults who are at increased risk should also be screened.
Go to the Clinical Considerations for more information about screening intervals.
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen all pregnant women for HIV, including those who present in labor who are untested and whose HIV status is unknown.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. November 2018.