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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.

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Inappropriate antibiotics, overdiagnosis may hinder sepsis treatment pathway

July 25, 2017
Overdiagnosis of sepsis and delayed optimization of antibiotics may reduce sepsis pathway effectiveness, according to researchers in Australia. “Although early…
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LATTE-2: Two-drug injectable ART regimen as effective as three-drug oral regimen

July 24, 2017
A two-drug injectable ART regimen received monthly or bimonthly is as effective in maintaining HIV suppression as a three-drug oral regimen through 96 weeks, according…
Eye on ID

The confusing status of colistin dosing

Infectious Disease News, July 2017
Donald Kaye, MD, MACP; Jason M Pogue, PharmD; Jessica K. Ortwine, PharmD; Keith S. Kaye, MD, MPH
In the current era of increasing prevalence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacillary infections, previously shelved last-line therapies, such as the polymyxin…
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HIV/AIDS 2 Hour Update for Kentucky Health Professionals

No commercial support for this activity.

This is a 2 hour course designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Successful completion of this course…
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Editorial

Funding for medical research and public health must reflect reality

Infectious Disease News, July 2017
William Powderly, MD
The last few years have seen a growing force of infectious disease challenges that together pose an unprecedented range…
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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

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