A new study suggests that health care professionals in Europe should consider several diseases, including herpes zoster and certain forms of cancer, as indicators a patient possibly has HIV, according to a University of Copenhagen statement. Participants at a major international HIV conference March 19 to 20 in Copenhagen are slated to debate expanding the guidelines as to when providers should test for HIV. UNAIDS estimates 2.5 million Europeans have HIV, and as many as 900,000 of them are unaware of their status.

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