Several Items Recently Added to the Website
New MMWR: Revised Surveillance Case Definition for HIV Infection — United States, 2014This document updates the surveillance case definitions published in 2008. It addresses multiple issues, the most important of which was the need to adapt to recent changes in diagnostic criteria.
Updated Fact Sheet: HIV Among YouthThis fact sheet discusses HIV infection rates in youth living in the United States. Youth aged 13 to 24 accounted for an estimated 26% of all new HIV infections in the United States in 2010.
Updated Fact Sheet: HIV Among American Indians and Alaska Natives HIV is a public health issue among the approximately 5.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), who represent about 1.7% of the US population.
New MMWR: Likely Female-to-Female Sexual Transmission of HIV — Texas, 2012In August 2012, the Houston Department of Health contacted CDC regarding the rare transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) likely by sexual contact between two women. The case was investigated, and laboratory testing confirmed that the woman with newly diagnosed HIV infection had a virus virtually identical to that of her female partner, who was diagnosed previously with HIV and who had stopped receiving antiretroviral treatment in 2010.