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 January 24, 2018

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Hodgkin's lymphoma and its association with EBV and HIV infection.
Grewal R, Irimie A, Naidoo N,
Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci. 2018 Jan 9:



HIV Infection/Disease

 
Disease Management Update
  Modeling the rate of HIV testing from repeated binary data amidst potential never-testers.
Rice JD, Johnson BA, Strawderman RL.
Biostatistics. 2018 Jan 4.

 

HIV Infection/Disease

 
Drug Update
  Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir for hepatitis C virus infection in people with recent injection drug use (SIMPLIFY): an open-label, single-arm, phase 4, multicentre trial.
Grebely J, Dalgard O, Conway B, et al
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jan 5.

 

SofosbuvirVvelpatasvir

 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Quantitative Analysis of Hepatitis C NS5A Viral Protein Dynamics on the ER Surface
Knodel MM, Nägel A, Reiter S, et al
Viruses. 2018 Jan 8;10(1

 

 

 
Marginalized Update
Teens   Stopping the rise of HIV among adolescents globally.
Rotheram-Borus MJ, Davis E, Rezai R.
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 Feb;30(1):131-136.
 



Adolescents

 
US Update
  Increases in Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to a Growing Opioid Epidemic and Associated Injection Drug Use, United States, 2004 to 2014.
Zibbell JE, Asher AK, Patel RC, et al
Am J Public Health. 2018 Feb;108(2):175-181




Hepatics C Infection/Disease

 
Global Update
  The epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Iran: Systematic review and meta-analyses.
Mahmud S, Akbarzadeh V, Abu-Raddad LJ.
Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 9;8(1):150

 

Hepatics C Infection/Disease


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 Global fund avails $502m for hiv, tb, malaria

 

 

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