Journal articles


Radid communication. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on testing services for HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections in the WHO European Region, March to August 2020. Simoes D, Stengaard AR, Combs L, Raben D, The EuroTEST COVID-19 impact assessment consortium of partners. Euro Surveill. 2020;25(47). (PDF)

A call to action toward integrated testing and earlier care for viral hepatitis, HIV, STIs and TB. Raben D, Hoekstra M, Combs L, Sullivan AK, Lazarus JV, Lambert JS, Simões D, Streinu‐Cercel A, Rockstroh JK on behalf of the HepHIV Conference Organizing Committee, the EuroTEST Steering Committee, INTEGRATE Steering Committee. HIV Medicine, April 2020.

Improving the evidence for indicator condition guided HIV testing in Europe: Results from the HIDES II Study – 2012 – 2015. Raben D, Sullivan AK, Mocroft A, Kutsyna G, Hadžiosmanović V, Vassilenko A, Chkhartisvili N, Mitsura V, Pedersen C, Anderson J, Begovac J, Dragsted UB, Bertisch B, Grzeszczuk A, Minton J, Necsoi VC, Kitchen M, Ajana F, Sokhan A, Comi L, Farazmand P, Pesut D, De Wit S, Gatell JM, Gazzard B, d’Arminio Monforte A, Rockstroh JK, Yazdanpanah Y, Champenois K, Jakobsen ML, Lundgren JD, on behalf of the HIDES Study Group. 

Missed opportunities for HIV testing in people diagnosed with HIV, Estonia, 2014 to 2015. K Rüütel, L Lemsalu, S Lätt, J Epštein, on behalf of OptTEST by HiE. 

Scale-up of HIV self-testing  SF Jakobsen , D Raben, I Sperle, JV Lazarus , C James, L Mendao, J de Wit, T Platteau , A-I von Lingen, GM Corbelli, C Antoniadi, J Casabona, B West, J Rockstroh and V Delpech on behalf of the HIV in Europe Steering Committee. Letter to the Editor: HIV Medicine (May 2018)

Outcomes of the HepHIV 2017 Malta Conference: Joining Forces for Earlier Diagnosis and Linkage to Care Across Europe  HIV Medicine (Special Issue, February, 2018)

HIV testing in Europe: Evaluating the impact, added value, relevance and usability of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)’s 2010 HIV testing guidance
Sullivan AK,Sperle I,Raben D,Amato-Gauci AJ, Lundgren JD, Yazdanpanah Y, Jakobsen SF,Tavoschi L
Eurosurveillance 2017;22(48)

Late presentation of chronic viral hepatitis for medical care: a consensus definition. 
Mauss S, Pol S, Buti M, Duffell E, Gore C, Lazarus JV, der Grient HL, Lundgren J, Mozalevskis A, Raben D, Schatz E, Wiktor S, Rockstroh JK; European consensus working group on late presentation for Viral Hepatitis Care
BMC Medicine (2017) 15:92

HIV pre-test information, discussion or counselling? A review of guidance relevant to the WHO European Region.
Bell SA, Delpech V, Raben D, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, de Wit J. 
 Int J STD AIDS. 2016;27(2):97–104.

HIV pre-test practices: an online survey examining perceptions of informed consent and pre-test information delivery in health care settings across the WHO European Region. 
Bell SA, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, Raben D, de Wit J.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016:28(0): 558-563.

HIV post-test practices: an online survey examining perceived delivery of HIV test results, post-test discussion and referral in healthcare settings across the WHO European region. 
Bell SA, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, Raben D, de Wit J
Sexual Health. 2016: 13(3): 205-212.

Delivery of HIV test results, post-test discussion and referral in health care settings: a review of guidance for European countries.
Bell SA, Delpech V, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, de Wit J
HIV Medicine. 2015: 16(10): 620-627.

Are the testing needs of key European populations affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C being addressed? A scoping review of testing studies in Europe. 
Lazarus JV, Sperle I, Spina A, Rockstroh JK
Croat Med J. 2016 Oct 31;57(5):442-456.

Auditing: Auditing HIV Testing Rates across Europe: Results from the HIDES 2 Study
Raben D, Mocroft A, Rayment M, Mitsura VM, Hadziosmanovic V, Sthoeger ZM, Palfreeman A, Morris S, Kutsyna G, Vassilenko A, Minton J, Necsoi C, Estrada VP, Grzeszczuk A, Johansson VS, Begovac J, Ong EL, Cabié A, Ajana F, Celesia BM, Maltez F, Kitchen M, Comi L, Dragsted UB, Clumeck N, Gatell J, Gazzard B, d'Arminio Monforte A, Rockstroh J, Yazdanpanah Y, Champenois K, Jakobsen ML, Sullivan A, Lundgren JD; HIDES Audit Study Group.
PLoS One. 2015 Nov 11;10(11):e0140845. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140845.

The case for indicator condition-guided HIV screening
Lazarus JV, Hoekstra M, Raben D, Delpech V, Coenen T, Lundgren JD; HIV in Europe Initiative Steering Committee
HIV Med. 2013 Aug;14(7):445-8. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12022

Risk Factors and Outcomes for Late Presentation for HIV- positive Persons in Europe: Results from the Collaboration of Observational HIV Epidemiological Research Europe Study (COHERE)
Mocroft A, Lundgren JD, Sabin ML, Monforte Ad, Brockmeyer N, Casabona J, Castagna A, Costagliola D, Dabis F, De Wit S, Fätkenheuer G, Furrer H, Johnson AM, Lazanas MK, Leport C, Moreno S, Obel N, Post FA, Reekie J, Reiss P, Sabin C, Skaletz-Rorowski A, Suarez-Lozano I, Torti C, Warszawski J, Zangerle R, Fabre-Colin C, Kjaer J, Chene G, Grarup J, Kirk O; Collaboration of Observational HIV Epidemiological Research Europe (COHERE) study in EuroCoord.
PLoS Med. 2013;10(9):e1001510. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001510. 

Feasibility and Effectiveness of Indicator Condition Guided Testing for HIV: Results from HIDES I (HIV Indicator Diseases across Europe Study)
Sullivan AK, Raben D, Reekie J, Rayment M, Mocroft A, Esser S, Leon A, Begovac J, Brinkman K, Zangerle R, Grzeszczuk A, Vassilenko A, Hadziosmanovic V, Krasnov M, Sönnerborg A, Clumeck N, Gatell J, Gazzard B, Monforte Ad, Rockstroh J, Lundgren JD
PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e52845. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052845

Overcoming obstacles to late presentation for HIV infection in Europe
Lazarus JV, Jürgens R, Weait M, Phillips A, Hows J, Gatell J, Coenen T, Sönnerborg A, Raben D, Lundgren JD
HIV Med. 2011 Apr;12(4):246-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2010.00872.x.

HIV in hiding: methods and data requirements for the estimation of the number of people living with undiagnosed HIV. 
Phillips A, et al. for the Working Group on Estimation of HIV Prevalence in Europe
AIDS. 2011 May 15;25(8):1017-23. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283467087.

Late presentation of HIV infection: a consensus definition
Antinori A, Coenen T, Costagiola D, Dedes N, Ellefson M, Gatell J, Girardi E, Johnson M, Kirk O, Lundgren J, Mocroft A, D'Arminio Monforte A, Phillips A, Raben D, Rockstroh JK, Sabin C, Sönnerborg A, De Wolf F; European Late Presenter Consensus Working Group. 
HIV Med. 2011 Jan;12(1):61-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2010.00857.x.

Evidence and practice of HIV counselling
HIV testing services summary report (
HIV pre-test practices (PDF)
HIV post-test practices (PDF)
Delivery of HIV test results, post-test discussion and referral in health care settings (PDF)
Delivery HIV pre-test information (PDF)