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 September 21, 2017

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Today's Featured Report

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of RNA Structures at the 3'-End of the Hepatitis C Virus Genome.
Kranawetter C, Brady S, Sun L, et al
Biochemistry. 2017 Sep 6

Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update
  Editorial: Direct Antiviral Agents Eliminate the Age Barrier to Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C
Koff RS.
Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep;112(9):1410-1411


Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Drug Update
  Boceprevir and Antiretroviral Pharmacokinetic Interactions in HIV/HCV Co-infected Persons: AIDS Clinical Trials Group Study A5309s.
Kiser JJ, Lu D, Rosenkranz SL,
Drugs R D. 2017 Sep 5



Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
The New Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra: Improving Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Resistance to Rifampin in an Assay Suitable for Point-of-Care Testing.
Chakravorty S, Simmons AM, Rowneki M, et al
. 2017 Aug 29;8(4).


Marginalized Update
  HIV Prevention Among Women Who Use Substances And Report Sex Work: Risk Groups Identified Among South African Women.
Wechsberg WM, Peasant C, Kline T, et al
AIDS Behav
. 2017 Sep 8.



US Update
High HCV cure rates for people who use drugs treated with direct acting antiviral therapy at an urban primary care clinic.
Norton BL, Fleming J, Bachhuber MA, et al
Int J Drug Policy. 2017 Aug 12

Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Global Update
  Medical decision making and risky choices: psychological and medicolegal consequences of HIV and HCV contamination of blood products
Riva S, Del Sordo S, Genovese U, Pravettoni G.
HIV AIDS (Auckl). 2017 Aug 24;9:161-165


HIV Infection/Disease

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Paul Kawata at US Conference on AIDS


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