Glossary

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Term Definition
CALD

Culturally and linguistically diverse background 

CALD

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

CDNA

Communicable Diseases Network of Australia 

Compulsory testing

Where a person had no choice in being tested e.g. as directed under a public health order 

Confirmatory test

The test that actually defines the anti-HIV status of a sample. Confirmatory testing must occur on each reactive sample.

 

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