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Researchers find CDT biomarker ineffective for identifying unhealthy alcohol use
Date:6/20/2011

stigator Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH, a professor of medicine at BUSM. "Unfortunately among HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems, %CDT had poor overall accuracy for detecting unhealthy drinking," he added.

Samet and his colleagues believe the next steps for research might include testing other biomarkers for this purpose. "Numerous self-report questionnaires have been validated for detecting unhealthy alcohol use. In the mean time, these will likely remain the least expensive, most accurate and most easily implemented tools for screening patients with HIV for unhealthy alcohol use," said senior author Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM, a professor of medicine at BUSM.


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