All adolescents and adults age 15 to 65 should be screened for HIV infection, the U.S. ... strongly recommended HIV screening in all adolescents and adults at increased risk for infection and in all pregnant women.
Ongoing monitoring of patients' CD4 cell count, HIV-1 RNA levels, ART adherence, HIV-drug resistance, and quality-of-care indicators is recommended. ... In the same issue of JAMA, researchers reported that HIV-infected and uninfected women with a normal
This month's issue includes stories on dementia, HIV screening, medical apps, and leadership, among others. ... Our wrap-up stories cover clinical topics, such asin HIV patients, inpatient nephrology and drugs of abuse.
He presented with anaphylaxis and joint pain. He reported previous history of asthma, sickle cell disease, HIV, afib, transverse myelitis, cystic fibrosis and hyperthyroidism,” said Dr. ... fibrosis, and ran tests for HIV and sickle cell, which were
Testing positive for anti-JC virus (JCV) antibodies has been identified as a risk factor. ... Patients who are on this combination should be closely monitored for hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment response and for potential HCV and HIV virologic rebound.
In the study, 849 adults underwent HIV testing with the rapid test when they visited an emergency department for another reason. ... Of these, 39 tested positive. Yet only five of the 39 were shown to actually have HIV infection after traditional testing
Combination elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide (Genvoya) to treat HIV infection in patients 12 and older. ... In 4 clinical trials of 3,171 participants, it was compared to existing approved HIV treatments and found to be
A new warning on the HIV antiviral drug saquinavir (Invirase), describing potential for changes in the electrical activity of the heart when patients take saquinavir with ritonavir (Norvir), another HIV antiviral ... Tesamorelin (Egrifta) to treat HIV
antibodies, positive; serologic test for HIV antibodies, negative; and urinalysis, 2+ protein, 1+ blood, 15 erythrocytes/hpf. ... Syphilis and hepatitis C virus infection also may be associated with this condition.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medicine Association, and the American Academy of HIV Medicine published their joint call to action in Clinical Infectious Diseases in September 2019. ... The most widely used resource in the HIV world