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August 17, 2017

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Today's Featured Report

Chronic hepatitis C virus infection: a new modifiable cardio-metabolic risk factor?
Cuciureanu T, Chiriac S, Chiorescu M, et al
Clujul Med. 2017;90(3):251-255

Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update
  Portal vein thrombosis after hepatitis C eradication with direct acting antiviral therapy.
Stine JG, Prakash S, Northup PG.
Liver Int. 2017 Aug 7.


Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Drug Update

Estimating the cost-effectiveness of daclatasvir + sofosbuvir versus sofosbuvir + ribavirin for patients with genotype 3 hepatitis C virus.
McEwan P, Webster S, Ward T,
Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2017 Jul 21;



Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Does rapid HIV testing result in an early diagnosis and reduce the waiting time for patients to receive medical care?
Melo MCV, Ximenes RAA, Falc„o IV, Miranda-Filho DB.|
AIDS Care. 2017 Aug 1:1-7


Rapid HIV Test

Marginalized Update
A brief, trauma-informed intervention increases safety behavior and reduces HIV risk for drug-involved women who trade sex.
Decker MR, Tomko C, Wingo E,  et al

BMC Public Health
. 2017 Aug 1;18(1):75.


US Update
  Deaths Due to Screenable Cancers Among People Living With HIV Infection, Florida, 2000-2014
Trepka MJ, Auf R, Fennie KP,  et al
Am J Prev Med. 2017 Jul 24.

HIV Infection/Disease
Global Update
Patient profiles as organizing HIV clinicians' ART adherence management: a qualitative analysis. [Canada]
Toupin I, Engler K, Lessard D, et al
AIDS Care. 2017 Aug 1:1-4.



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PEPFAR in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Uganda


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