Article posted: 11/26/2012 5:48 AM

New push for HIV testing for Americans

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A patient uses an oral test for HIV inside the HIV Testing Room at the Penn Branch of the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles, in southeast Washington. A panel of government advisers is proposing that all Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once.

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There's a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks. An independent panel that sets screening guidelines is proposing that Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once -- not just people considered at high risk for the virus.
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