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HCTHigher Colleges of Technology (United Arab Emirates)
HCTHydrochlorothiazide
HCTHematopoietic Cell Transplantation
HCTHematocrit
HCTHale Centre Theatre (West Valley City, UT)
HCTHonda Civic Tour (concert series)
HCTHigh Speed Cmos with Ttl
HCTHeadend Configuration Tool
HCTHardware Compatibility Test
HCTHome Communications Terminal
HCTHigh Resolution Compression Technology
HCTHigh Speed Cmos Technology
HCTHealth Care Team (medical group)
HCTHazard Control Technologies (Fayetteville, GA)
HCTHIV Counseling and Testing (various locations)
HCTHardware Compatibility Tests
HCTHamburger Computertage (Messe)
HCTHuman Capital Technology (computing)
HCTHamamatsu Cable Television (Shizuoka, Japan)
HCTHome Comfort Team (Syncro Weld, Inc.)
HCTMercury Cadmium Telluride (HgCdTe)
HCTHollow Clay Tile
HCTHelicopter Combat Support Training Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used from 1974 to 1977)
HCTHall Current Thruster
HCTHigh-Capacity Transport (Nortel)
HCTHelical Computerized Tomography (scanning)
HCTHawker Control Team (Hong Kong)
HCTHyundai Calibration & Certification Technologies Co Ltd (South Korea)
HCTHigh Clutter Tracker (radar)
HCTHydraulic Component Tester
HCTHub City Transit
HCTHeight Change Threshold
HCTHigh-Speed CMOS with TTL output (aka HCMOS)
HCTHartford City Taxi (Hartford, WI)
HCTHuman Intelligence Collection Team (US DoD)
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(16.) Mulogo EM, Abdulaziz AS, Guerra R, Baine SO Facility and home based HIV Counseling and Testing: a comparative analysis of uptake of services by rural communities in southwestern Uganda.
A randomized trial on acceptability of voluntary HIV counseling and testing. Trop Med Int Health 2004;9:566-572.
(1.) Duran D et al., HIV counseling and testing among Hispanics at CDC-funded sites in the United States, 2007, American Journal of Public Health, 2010, 100(S1):152-158.
Several distinct methods of performing HIV testing in EDs have been described and evaluated and include the following three: (1) identifying patients at increased risk of HIV infection and referring them from the ED for outpatient HIV counseling and testing; (2) performing conventional (nonrapid) HIV testing in the ED and referring the patients to obtain test results and counseling at an outpatient clinic; and (3) performing rapid HIV testing, in which patients are tested and receive test results during the same ED visit.
Women in couples antenatal HIV counseling and testing are not more likely to report adverso social events.
Of the remaining 174 patients with unknown HIV status before diagnosis of TB, 127 (73%) were offered HIV counseling and testing, and 115 (91%) of the 127 agreed to be tested.
All pregnant women can receive HIV counseling and testing. Antiretroviral prophylaxis for women and infants and infant formula are provided for HIV-positive women.
Indeed, whether within or outside the context of HIV counseling and testing programs, many reproductive health providers already incorporate condom promotion as part of counseling efforts about unsafe sex.
Effects of HIV counseling and testing on sexual risk behavior: a meta-analytic review of published research, 1985-1997.
But more work is needed to increase community use of voluntary HIV counseling and testing services and to promote behavior change for preventing HIV transmission and seeking care and support for HIV infection.
In the most recent guidelines for HIV counseling and testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released in November 2001, the CDC recommended that HIV testing be offered to virtually all U.S.
(2) That HIV counseling and testing is more effective in reducing sexual risk behavior when both members of a couple participate is supported by research in other countries, including Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).