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What Can Physicians Do If Their Patient Declines Getting Tested for HIV?

Colleen Kelley, MD, stresses the importance of routinizing HIV testing and shares what physicians can do if their patient declines the option to get tested.

Colleen Kelley, MD, associate professor of medicine for the Division of Infectious Diseases in the department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, stresses the importance of routinizing HIV testing; by making it part of routine health care, it makes the suggestion of a test not so much of an anomaly for patients. Dr. Kelley also shares what physicians can do if their patient declines the option to get tested for the virus.