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 February 20, 2018

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Today's Featured Report
 

Incidence and risk factors for prediabetes and diabetes mellitus among HIV infected adults on antiretroviral therapy: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Nansseu JR, Bigna JJ, Kaze AD, Noubiap JJ.
Epidemiology. 2018 Feb 1.



HIV Infection/Disease

 
Disease Management Update
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Use of direct-acting antiviral agents in hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates.
Gadiparthi C, Cholankeril G, Perumpail BJ,
World J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan 21;24(3):315-322.

 

Hepatics C Infection/Disease

 
Drug Update
  Efficacy and safety of paritaprevir/ritonavir, ombitasvir, and dasabuvir with ribavirin for the treatment of HCV genotype 1b compensated cirrhosis in patients aged 70 years or older.
Trifan A, Stanciu C, Gheorghe L, et al
Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(50):e9271.



Paritaprevir
 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Role of PCR method using IS6110 primer in detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis among the clinically diagnosed childhood tuberculosis patients at an urban hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Kabir S, Uddin MKM, Chisti MJ, et al
Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 29.

 

 

 
Marginalized Update
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Impact of sex work on risk behaviours and their association with HIV positivity among people who inject drugs in Eastern Central Canada: cross-sectional results from an open cohort study.
Campeau L, Blouin K, Leclerc P,  et al
BMJ Open. 2018 Jan 31;8(1):e019388. \
 


Sexworkers   IDUs

 
US Update
  Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS.
Weinberger AH, Seng EK, Ditre JW,  et al
Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Jan 31.




HIV Infection/Disease

 
Global Update





 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
High risk exposure to HIV among sexually active individuals who tested negative on rapid HIV Tests in the Tshwane District of South Africa-The importance of behavioural prevention measures
Mayaphi SH, Martin DJ, Olorunju SAS,  et al
PLoS One. 2018 Feb 2;13(2):e0192357

HIV Infection/Disease


Today's Video
Conference 2018 | Schistosoma mansoni infection & HIV risk in women from Entebbe

 

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