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Table 4 HIV test proposals according to possibly HIV-related conditions

From: Missed opportunities for HIV testing in newly-HIV-diagnosed patients, a cross sectional study

HIV-related condition N HIV test proposal n(%)
Recurrent bacterial infection 87 2 (2%)
Generalized lymphadenopathy 46 5 (11%)
Varicella zoster 35 5 (14%)
Unexplained weight loss ≥10% 45 7 (16%)
Diarrhea ≥1 month 36 6 (17%)
Fever ≥1 month 22 5 (23%)
Sexually transmitted infection 101 54 (53%)
  1. Proportion of HIV test proposals upon first visit in patients who sought care for possible HIV-related conditions during the 3-month to 3-year period prior to HIV diagnosis. Main HIV-related conditions are given.