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VIDEO: Expert discusses emerging viruses, hepatitis C treatment, HIV prophylaxis

VIDEO: Expert discusses emerging viruses, hepatitis C treatment, HIV prophylaxis
May 6, 2015

Charlene A. Flash MD, MPH, of the division of infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine, addresses three pressing questions facing the infectious diseases field — including HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, hepatitis C and ebola — at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2015.

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Cryptococcal antigen screening recommended for HIV patients with low CD4 counts

May 6, 2015
Patients hospitalized with HIV and low CD4 counts should receive routine cryptococcal antigen testing, according to recent data presented at the European Congress of…
In the Journals

Immune responses from adjuvanted pandemic flu vaccine persist into following season

May 6, 2015
Either one full dose or two half doses of the trivalent inactivated 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine, that included the AS03 adjuvant, elicited robust immune response levels…
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Combination asthma criteria identifies patients at risk for herpes zoster

May 5, 2015
SAN DIEGO — A combination of the two known asthma criteria, the Asthma Predictive Index and the Predetermined Asthma Criteria, identified a unique asthma phenotype…
In the Journals

Leukemia patients at greater risk for C. difficile

May 5, 2015
Leukemia patients have a 2.6-fold higher risk for acquiring Clostridium difficile while in the hospital compared with the general population, according to a study…
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Regimen Selection in HIV

Regimen Selection in HIV: Considering New Options to Optimize Outcomes
Monograph

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

More than 2 decades into the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era, numerous options are available for HIV treatment. The…
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VIDEO: Effectiveness of inactivated vs. live flu vaccine currently unclear

VIDEO: Effectiveness of inactivated vs. live flu vaccine currently unclear

April 24, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — Richard K. Zimmerman, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh, explains the results of his study…
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Conjuctivitis

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the…
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