Infectious Diseases

Top Story

Point-of-care HIV testing in infants leads to faster ART start

July 25, 2017

Point-of-care HIV testing in newborns exposed to the virus quickens diagnosis and ART initiation, researchers said.

Given sufficient resources, point-of-care testing (POCT) could improve linkage to care for infected infants, they wrote in The Lancet HIV.

Meeting News

Dapivirine vaginal ring safe, acceptable for HIV prevention in teens

July 25, 2017
A monthly vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral dapivirine has demonstrated efficacy in girls younger than 18 years, according to phase 2a study results presented…

Olympus ordered to pay $6.6 million in damages related to superbug outbreak

July 25, 2017
Endoscope manufacturer Olympus Corp. was ordered to pay $6.6 million in damages to Virginia Mason Medical Center after a jury decided the company failed to provide…
In the Journals Plus

Genetic marker may help identify patients at high risk for severe influenza

July 25, 2017
Adults and children with a particular inherited variation in the IFITM3 gene were more than twice as likely to develop severe influenza than patients without the gene…
More Headlines »
CME

The Patient at Risk for HIV Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

This CME activity will focus on the utilization of PrEP in patients at risk for developing HIV infection supplemented…
More »
GI Bookshelf

Chapter 36: Management of Acute and Chronic Pouchitis

From Ulcerative Colitis: The Complete Guide to Medical Management
More »
Resource Centers
Zika Resource Center

Zika Resource Center

Video
Meeting News

VIDEO: Anthony Fauci, MD, discusses progress with malaria vaccine

April 3, 2017
More »
Advertisement
Advertisement