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Infectious diseases

The findings show the importance of early diagnosis and retention in care for patients with HIV, the study authors concluded. ... The editorial also included reflections on one of its authors' recent experience treating HIV in inpatients.
October 2019

Diagnosing lung infection in HIV

There's a long list of organisms that can cause pulmonary infection in HIV. ... Bacteremia is incredibly common in HIV or AIDS patients with Streptococcus pneumoniae,” Dr.
June 2013

Counseling before HIV testing didn't reduce later infection rates

Over the next 6 months, all participants were screened for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Treponema pallidum (syphilis), herpes simplex virus 2 and HIV, as well as Trichomonas vaginalis in women. ... sample. Prevention counseling
October 2013

Inpatient ART errors can cause long-term problems for HIV patients

As a result, hospital staff may be less familiar with HIV-related medications. ... Medication errors in HIV-infected hospitalized patients: a pharmacist's impact. Ann Pharmacother.
April 2015

AIDS care panel issues new HIV guidelines

To help clinicians monitor and support adherence to ART in HIV-infected patients, IAPAC convened a panel of experts who conducted a systematic review of 325 randomized, controlled trials and observational ... The panel also called for further
March 2012

MKSAP quiz on HIV

Severe or recurrent varicella-zoster virus infections or infection at a young age should prompt an evaluation for HIV infection. ... Infection with varicella-zoster virus in a young patient should prompt testing for HIV infection.
April 2019

New guidelines on HIV prevention, treatment released

The prevention guidelines state:. All adults and adolescents should be tested for HIV at least once. ... People at high risk of HIV infection should undergo preexposure prophylaxis and individualized counseling on risk reduction.
July 2014

Start ART in all HIV-infected adults, expert panel says

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
July 2012

Generic pioglitazone, new HIV combination pill approved

A new combination pill (Stribild) to treat HIV-1 infection in adults. ... It is approved for patients not previously treated for HIV. In a clinical trial, 88% to 90% of patients on the drug had an undetectable amount of HIV in their blood
November 2012

Stewardship effort reduced medication errors in HIV patients on HAART

Errors were reduced in hospitalized HIV patients who underwent a multidisciplinary stewardship effort involving infectious disease (ID) consultations, according to a study presented last week at IDWeek 2013. ... HIV Medicine Association and director of
October 2013

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