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 May 07, 2018

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HIV Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update
  Cytomegalovirus infection in living donor liver transplant recipients significantly impacts the early post-transplant outcome: A single center experience.
Yadav SK, Saigal S, Choudhary NS,  et al
Transpl Infect Dis
. 2018 Apr 18:e12905.


Cytomegalovirus Infection/Disease

Drug Update
  A Trial of a Single Tablet Regimen of Elvitegravir, Cobicistat, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate for the Initial Treatment of HIV-2 Infection in a Resource-Limited Setting: 48 Week Results from Senegal, West Africa.
Ba S, Raugi DN, Smith RA, et al 
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 17


Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Magnetic bead/capture DNA/glucose-loaded nanoliposomes for amplifying the glucometer signal in the rapid screening of hepatitis C virus RNA.
Tu H, Lin K, Lun Y, Yu L.

Anal Bioanal Chem. 2018 Apr 17.



Marginalized Update
Derivation and internal validation of a mortality risk index for aged people living with HIV: The Dat'AIDS score.
Hentzien M, Delpierre C, Pugliese P, et al 
PLoS One. 2018 Apr 19;13(4):e0195725.

Older Persons and HIV

US Update
  Coccidioidomycosis in selected immunosuppressed hosts.
Blair JE, Ampel NM, Hoover SE. 

Med Mycol
2018 Apr 13


Global Update
  Uptake of and Expenditure on Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Hepatitis C Treatment in Australia.
de Graaff B, Yee KC, Clarke P, Palmer A.
Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2018 Apr 19.


Hepatics C Infection/Disease

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Researchers Have Discovered A "Functional Cure" For HIV



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