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Today's Featured Report
  The fatigue impact scale for daily use in patients with hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus chronic infections.
Miranda-Pettersen K, Morais-de-Jesus M, Daltro-Oliveira R,  et al
Ann Hepatol. 2015 May-jun 2015;14(3):310-316.

 


HCV/HBV Coinfection

 
Disease Management Update
  Post-treatment control of HIV infection.
Conway JM, Perelson AS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 13. pii: 201419162. .



HAART
 
Drug Update
  Pharmacokinetic Determinants of Virological Response to Raltegravir in the In vitro Pharmacodynamic Hollow Fiber Infection Model (HFIM) System.
Brown AN, Adams JR, Baluya DL, Drusano GL.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Apr 13. pii: AAC.00469-15.





Raltegravir
 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Defining the Needs for Next Generation Assays for Tuberculosis.
Denkinger CM, Kik SV, Cirillo DM,  et al.
J Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 1;211(suppl 2):S29-S38




 

 
Marginalized Update
Teens   Prevalence and correlates of hashish use in a national sample of high school seniors in the United States.
Palamar JJ, Lee L, Weitzman M.
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015 Apr 10:1-9





Adolescents
 
US Update
  The high risk of an HIV diagnosis following a diagnosis of syphilis: A population-level analysis of New York City men.
Pathela P, Braunstein SL, Blank S,  et al
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 13. pii: civ289.





HIV Infection/Disease
 
Global Update
  Southern Africa: the Highest Priority Region for HIV Prevention and Care Interventions.
Vermund SH, Sheldon EK, Sidat M.
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Apr 14





HIV Infection/Disease
 
Today's Video
Public Health Research Day 2015: HIV incidence in Sub-Saharan African conflicts
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