Table 1

HIV testing strategy characteristics by WHO region

WHO regional office forAdherence to WHO rec, n (%)Use of tie breaker,
N (%)
Retesting prior to ART, N (%)
Africa (n=32)9 (28%)6 (19%)16 (50%)
Eastern Mediterranean (n=11)5 (45%)2 (18%)4 (35%)
Europe (n=14)3 (21%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
Americans and the Caribbean (n=16)1 (6%)5 (16%)1 (6%)
Southeast Asia (n=8)5 (63%)1 (13%)1 (13%)
Western Pacific (n=10)1 (10%)0 (0%)0 (0%)