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African adolescents less likely to follow up with ART vs. adults

November 26, 2014

Data from a retrospective study conducted in seven African countries with a predominantly young female cohort indicated adolescents were less likely to follow up with ART compared with older adults.

Andrew F. Auld, MBChB, from the Division of Global HIV/AIDS at the CDC, and colleagues assessed ART enrollment and outcome data for 16,421 patients aged 15 years and older at ART enrollment who initiated therapy during 2004 to 2012. Participants aged 15 to 24 years were predominantly female, pregnant and unmarried.

FDA News

FDA requests data on daclatasvir in combination with other agents

November 26, 2014
The FDA issued a complete response letter to Bristol-Myers Squibb in response to its new drug application for daclatasvir, an NS5A complex inhibitor.The FDA is…
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CDC: 30% of people with HIV achieved viral suppression

November 26, 2014
Of the approximately 1.2 million Americans with HIV, just 30% achieved viral suppression in 2011, according to November’s Vital Signs report in MMWR.Data from the…
Meeting News Coverage

Post-transplant sofosbuvir/simeprevir regimen effective, well tolerated

November 26, 2014
BOSTON — An all-oral antiviral regimen of sofosbuvir and simeprevir was associated with high sustained virologic response regardless of the addition of ribavirin…
In the Journals

Restroom hand dryers spread more bacteria than paper towels

November 26, 2014
The use of air-powered hand dryers may spread more airborne bacteria than paper towels, according to data published in the Journal of Hospital Infection. Researchers…
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Advances in Pharmacokinetic Enhancers in HIV Treatment: What You Need to Know to Optimize Outcomes

Advances in Pharmacokinetic Enhancers in HIV Treatment: What You Need to Know to Optimize Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Protease inhibitors (PIs) have played an instrumental role in decreasing mortality andmorbidity among HIV-infected…
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IGRA TB tests expected to significantly reduce false-positive results compared with TST

IGRA TB tests expected to significantly reduce false-positive results compared with TST

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, addresses the…
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Pediatric Perspectives on the Management of Diarrhea in Infants and Children - Monograph

Pediatric Perspectives on the Management of Diarrhea in Infants and Children - Monograph

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

An estimated 1.2 million cases of giardiasis and 750,000 cases of cryptosporidiosis occur in the United States…
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