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Knowledge about HIV tests in Poland

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The first people were infected with HIV in the early twentieth century. However, due to the non-specific clinical symptoms and long asymptomatic period of infection, the world became aware of the virus only many years later. HIV testing is one of the basic elements of HIV prevention. Other elements include the use of condoms, pharmacological prophylaxis and, in the case of infection, antiretroviral treatment. Knowledge of places where it is possible to get tested for HIV in a free way and basic information about tests seem to be important in reducing HIV transmission. In this work respondents from Poland were asked a few questions about HIV testing.
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  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology, Medical University of Silesia, Bytom, Poland
  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology, Medical University of Silesia, Bytom, Poland
  • Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology, Medical University of Silesia, Bytom, Poland
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