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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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