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February 20, 2017

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Today's Featured Report

Hepatitis C virus infection, and neurological and psychiatric disorders - A review.
Yarlott L, Heald E, Forton D.
J Adv Res
. 2017 Mar;8(2):139-148.

HCV Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update
  Hepatitis C Virus Therapy for Decompensated and Posttransplant Patients.
Dailey F, Ayoub WS.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar;51(3):215-222..

HCV Infection/Disease
Drug Update


Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Point -of -care testing (POCT) in molecular diagnostics: Performance evaluation of GeneXpert HCV RNA test in diagnosing and monitoring of HCV infection.
Gupta E, Agarwala P, Kumar G, et al
J Clin Virol. 2017 Jan 29;88:46-51.

Marginalized Update
  Predictors and Barriers to Mental Health Treatment Utilization Among Older Veterans Living With HIV.
Moore RC, Marquine MJ, Straus E, et al
Prim Care Companion CNS Disord
. 2017 Feb 2;


Older P{ersons and HIV

US Update
  Overcoming Injustice: A Roadmap to Improve Access to HCV Therapy for Our Medicaid Patients.
Carter L, Aronsohn A.
Hepatology. 2017 Feb 4.

HCV Infection/Disease
Global Update
  "It's about my life": facilitators of and barriers to isoniazid preventive therapy completion among people living with HIV in rural South Africa.
Jacobson KB, Niccolai L, Mtungwa N,
AIDS Care. 2017 Feb 1:1-7.

HIV Infection/Disease

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Hunger creates additional difficulty for people living with HIV in Karamoja
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