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May 26, 2017

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Today's Featured Report

Depression and Anxiety are Common in Acute HIV Infection and Associate with Plasma Immune Activation.
Hellmuth J, Colby D, Valcour V,  et al
AIDS Behav. 2017 May 8.

HIV Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update
Cytokine patterns in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis following initiation of antifungal and antiretroviral therapy.

Mora DJ, Ferreira-Paim K, Andrade-Silva LE, et al
PLoS One
. 2017 May 9;12(5):e0176304. d

HIV Cryptococcal Meningitis

Drug Update
  Pharmacokinetics of Efavirenz in 2-3 years old children: a high dose of 25 mg/kg per day.
Pressiat C, Amorissani-Folquet M, Yonaba C,
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 May 8. p




Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Lipid testing in infectious diseases: possible role in diagnosis and prognosis.
Filippas-Ntekouan S, Liberopoulos E, Elisaf M. 
Infection. 2017 May 8.



Marginalized Update
Teens   Transition of Care for Youth with HIV
Acree ME.
Pediatr Ann
2017 May 1;46(5):


US Update
Barriers to patient-centered human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care with African American patients who use drugs: Social construction of the typical and ideal care visit.
Carlberg-Racich S, Roden L.
Subst Abus. 2017 Apr-Jun;38(2):205-212.

HIV Infection/Disease
Global Update
  Retrospective study of hepatitis C outcomes and treatment in HIV co-infected persons from the Australian HIV Observational Database.
Puhr R, Wright ST, Hoy JF, et al
Sex Health. 2017 May 9.


HIV/HCV Coinfection

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Preventing Opportunistic Infections in HIV


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