ATLANTA, Ga. - One day, HIV testing may be as common as cholesterol tests. At least a government backed panel hopes so.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group of clinicians and scientists, is expected to make new recommendations on HIV screening by the end of 2012, according to a Reuters story .
Currently, the decision is up to your doctor on when to test, but officials think the panel is going to recommend routine testing for everyone.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one in five people don't know they have the virus.
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