In Reply: These letters provide additional commentary on the publication by Granich et al1 and accurately point out specific scientific challenges and issues with the universal voluntary HIV testing and immediate treatment for the prevention of HIV transmission known as the test and treat strategy. The purpose of our Commentary was to identify pivotal areas of research that need to be addressed as the scientific community debates and evaluates this strategy.
Dieffenbach CW, Fauci AS. Strategies for Preventing HIV Transmission—Reply. JAMA. 2009;302(14):1530-1532. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.1444