Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Healio brings you the highlights from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CROI, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Infectious Disease News prepares for CROI 2017

February 13, 2017
SEATTLE — Infectious Disease News and Healio.com/ID will offer live coverage from the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…
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Canadian patient considered first to contract HIV after PrEP failure

March 4, 2016
BOSTON — A patient in Canada contracted a multiclass resistant strain of HIV-1 despite long-term adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis…
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Perinatal HIV-exposure associated with language impairments in preschool children

March 3, 2016
BOSTON — An increased risk for language impairment was observed among HIV-exposed but uninfected children aged 3 to 5 years; however, no…
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SVR rates remain unchanged despite resistance-associated variants

March 3, 2016
BOSTON — The presence or absence of resistance-associated variants in patients with hepatitis C virus infection did not hinder sustained…
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VIDEO: Better treatments needed for cryptococcal infection

March 3, 2016
BOSTON — Richard E. Chaisson, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for TB Research, summarizes data presented at CROI 2016 that showed
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Strategies used during HIV, HCV outbreak in Indiana may prevent future epidemics

March 2, 2016
BOSTON — Interventions and surveillance techniques used to control the HIV and hepatitis C epidemic in Scott County, Indiana, may prevent…
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VIDEO: CROI session focuses on TB treatment, XDR-TB transmission

March 2, 2016
BOSTON — Richard E. Chaisson, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for TB Research, discusses highlights from a session on tuberculosis…
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Universal ART for pregnant women with HIV improves treatment coverage in Swaziland

March 1, 2016
BOSTON — Switching from a program that only provided ART treatment to eligible pregnant women to a program that provided universal ART…
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Integrating TB screening into large-scale household HIV interventions increases diagnoses

March 1, 2016
BOSTON — A large-scale strategy in which health care providers visited and screened individual households for HIV and TB appeared feasible and…
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PCP-driven care safe, effective for HCV

March 1, 2016
BOSTON — In the ASCEND clinical trial, researchers found that hepatitis C virus infection treatment administered to a patient by a primary care…