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.

Meeting News Coverage

More than 50 million US adults not screened for HIV during routine doctor visits

February 29, 2016
Data analysis indicated that nearly 100 million adults in the United States had never been tested for HIV, according to data presented at the…
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Liver fibrosis decreases cognitive function in women, independent of HIV or HCV

February 29, 2016
BOSTON — Liver fibrosis negatively influenced cognitive performance in women, independently of whether or not they had hepatitis C virus…
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VIDEO: Accidental HIV contagion transmitted via unknown route

February 28, 2016
BOSTON — John M. Coffin, PhD, professor of genetics and molecular microbiology at Tufts University, discusses a case study presented at CROI…
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VIDEO: Option B+ discussed at CROI 2016

February 27, 2016
BOSTON — Elaine J. Abrams, MD, professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses highlights from a…
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Near-universal HIV screening would require 8-fold increase in testing at primary care offices

February 26, 2016
Quadrupling HIV testing during primary care visits could “achieve high testing coverage by aged 39 years,” and an 8-fold increase could…
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Researchers: HCV, HBV, alcohol use associated with ESLD in patients with HIV

February 26, 2016
BOSTON — More than 30% of end-stage liver disease occurrences could be avoided by avoiding hepatitis C virus infection and at-risk alcohol use…
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HIV exposure causes 50% of infant deaths at 24 months in Botswana

February 26, 2016
BOSTON — HIV exposure and infection accounted for more than half of the deaths among children aged 24 months in Botswana, a country with…
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Nurse-led empirical TB treatment for HIV patients does not reduce death, hospitalization

February 25, 2016
BOSTON — An empirical treatment strategy for HIV patients demonstrating risk factors for tuberculosis infection that involved nurses did not…
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Truvada negatively influences renal function in PrEP

February 25, 2016
BOSTON — Recent findings discussed at CROI 2016 suggest extended use of Truvada could clinically impact renal function, with patients who…
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Harvoni effective for patients with HIV, acute HCV

February 25, 2016
BOSTON — Harvoni was safe and effective for the treatment of patients with HIV with acute hepatitis C virus infection, according to a Late…