The CDC's Case Definition of AIDS: Implications of Proposed Revisions

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This background paper examines the epidemiologic evidence used by the CDC in deciding to revise the AIDS case definition and the impact the proposed definition will have on surveillance. The paper also explores the logistical consequences and other implications of the revised definition, including its impact on Social Security disability determinations.

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212 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. June 1990.

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This background paper examines the epidemiologic evidence used by the CDC in deciding to revise the AIDS case definition and the impact the proposed definition will have on surveillance. The paper also explores the logistical consequences and other implications of the revised definition, including its impact on Social Security disability determinations.

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212 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. The CDC's Case Definition of AIDS: Implications of Proposed Revisions, report, June 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39694/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.