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 March 23, 2018

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Today's Featured Report

Heading Toward the Elimination of Hepatitis C Virus.
Kershenobich D, Torre-Delgadillo A, Aguilar-Valenzuela LM.
Rev Invest Clin. 2018;70(1):29-31.

Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update

Curative therapy of a hepatitis C infection due to an infected heart donor: 5-year outcomes after heart transplantation.
Jawad K, Feder S, Barten M, Garbade J.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3.


Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Drug Update
  Pharmacogenetics of the anti-HCV drug sofosbuvir: a preliminary study.
Cusato J, De Nicoḷ A, Boglione L, Favata F,  et al
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Mar 2.



Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Characterization of Hepatitis C Virus Core Protein Dimerization by Atomic Force Microscopy.
Li W, Kou X, Xu J, Zhou W, ry a;
Anal Chem. 2018 Mar 6.


HCV Diagnostics

Marginalized Update
  Increased Risk of Female HIV-1 Acquisition Throughout Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Prospective Per-coital Act Analysis Among Women with HIV-1 Infected Partners.
Thomson KA, Hughes J, Baeten JM, et al 

J Infect Dis
. 2018 Mar 5


Pregnant Women/Neonates

US Update
  Building a Tribal-Academic Partnership to Address PTSD, Substance Misuse, and HIV Among American Indian Women.
Pearson CR, Smartlowit-Briggs L, Belcourt A,
Health Promot Pract. 2018 Mar 1:

HIV Infection/Disease

Global Update
  A Descriptive Analysis of a Community Clinic Providing Hepatitis C Treatment to Poor and Uninsured Patients.
Sims OT, Melton PA, Ji S.
J Community Health. 2018 Mar 6


Hepatics C Infection/Disease

Today's Video


At #CND61, Professor Chris Beyrer speaks about HIV prevention and treatment for people who use drugs


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