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The following statement was released July 15, 1991, by Nancy W. Dickey, M.D., member, American Medical Association (AMA) board of trustees:
The American Medical Association is pleased that the Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines to ensure that HIV-positive healthcare workers do not infect patients. The CDC guidelines are consistent with AMA policy in most instances, including opposition to mandatory testing and support for continued research on transmission.
The CDC guidelines concerning exposure-prone procedures are close to AMA policy regarding the …