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Exclusion of people with HIV from SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing

Wednesday 4 November 2020

BHIVA, BASHH, the HIV CRG, HIV Scotland, NAT, THT, UK-CAB & HIV i-Base, have written to DHSC to challenge the exclusion of people with HIV from online coronavirus antibody testing. There is insufficient evidence to warrant this and, without permitting people with HIV to test, we will not gather the evidence required to support their health needs. Our correspondence has been acknowledged but we await a formal response. We will keep you updated.

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