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  • Formalities
  • We are privileged to have 4
  • Sit back and relax while we take you on a little jury. There are some things in life that money can’t buy. Every infection we prevent we add the opportunities for unforgettable moments.
  • The Pleasure factor. We all to have fun and a lot of it.
  • Slow when it comes to finding out your HIV status is not a good thing. Infection is more likely to be spread during the acute phase right before traditional HIV test detect the HIV antibodies in your system. In this case a window period of 9 -11 days is much better than 90 days.
  • We are not the first to embrace and implement the use of the HIV NAAT technology. N. Carolina, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York City*, Illinois We believe in efficiency here in Texas so we let the other areas test it out first so we can learn from their mistakes and build from there.
  • It only took a couple of years, but that the past and we are talking about the here and now and the future.
  • Hiv naat presentation deborah carr 5 26-2010

    1. 1. HIV NAAT Deborah Carr,  Assistant Senior Public Health Advisor HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch Texas Department of State Health Services in Texas Nine months and counting
    2. 2. Presentation Objectives <ul><li>Provide an understanding of HIV Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (NAAT)from the perspective of : </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health Follow-up </li></ul><ul><li>function development perspective. </li></ul><ul><li>• Provide an understanding of typical problems in the design process for </li></ul><ul><li>vehicle control systems and the role that models play in solving these. </li></ul><ul><li>• Running example – Collision Warning with Auto Brake.           </li></ul>
    3. 3. Presentation Overview <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of HIV NAAT in Texas- Nine months and counting </li></ul><ul><li>Historical perspective from a veteran HIV NAAT user </li></ul><ul><li>HIV NAAT Laboratory Process </li></ul><ul><li>Break -15 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical aspects of HIV NAAT </li></ul><ul><li>  Public Health Follow-up on NAAT positive clients and contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Panel questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of early detection and prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourn </li></ul>
    4. 4. Introduction
    5. 5. Some like it slow and easy <ul><li>What things do you want time to stand still for? </li></ul><ul><li>-First kiss </li></ul><ul><li>-Sitting by the water </li></ul><ul><li>-Walking in the park </li></ul><ul><li>-Sunrise or sunset </li></ul><ul><li>-Your favorite meal </li></ul><ul><li>-A glass of wine </li></ul><ul><li>-Time shared with someone you love </li></ul><ul><li>-The arrival of a new baby </li></ul>
    6. 6. Some like it fast <ul><li>Cars </li></ul><ul><li>Bikes </li></ul><ul><li>Women/Men </li></ul><ul><li>Tax refund </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul>
    7. 7. Urgency 90 DAYS 9-11 Days
    8. 8. Other HIV NAAT Locations N. Carolina Seattle San Francisco Los Angeles Atlanta New York City* Illinois
    9. 9. NAAT Testing Sites in Texas Houston Dallas
    10. 10. Dallas <ul><li>First Thing First </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Survived bureaucratic process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchased equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hired laboratory staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed protocols and procedures for lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed protocols and procedures for PHFU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implemented NAAT in July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 1 high risk locations </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 2 low risk locations </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Deborah Carr </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Senior Public Health Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Department of State Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>MC 1873 </li></ul><ul><li>PO Box 149347 </li></ul><ul><li>Austin, TX 78714 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 512-533-3088 </li></ul><ul><li>FAX: 512-371-4677 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>