Dr. Michael Lyons

HIV/AIDS
4:53 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

The cost of HIV testing in the emergency room

Michael Lyons, MD, David Kelton, PhD, and Michael Ward, MD, in UC Health University Hospital Center for Emergency Care
UC Academic Health Center Public Relations

Government recommendations suggest all adults be tested for HIV. Researchers at UC want to find out if it makes sense to do so during emergency room visits.

Even on weekday afternoons University Hospital's emergency room is filled. There isn't time to test everyone here for HIV unless there are noticeable signs they may be at risk. For more than a decade Dr. Michael Lyons has been researching emergency department HIV screening.

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