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Early diagnosis of bloodborne viruses (BBVs) improves outcomes and reduces onward transmission. Challenges facing successful testing initiatives in many settings globally have chiefly involved sustainability, linkage and retention in care for those diagnosed.
We report on the linkage to care data from the week-long ‘Going Viral’ BBV testing campaign during October 2014. Emergency department (ED) attendees who had bloods taken at nine UK EDs were offered routine testing …