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January 31/February 01,  2015

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Today's Featured Report
Colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of ebola virus virion   Emergency Ebola response: a new approach to the rapid design and development of vaccines against emerging diseases.
Tully CM, Lambe T, Gilbert SC, Hill AV.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 13. pii: S1473-3099(14)71071-0.


Ebola Virus Disease

Disease Management Update
  Use of Boosted Protease Inhibitors Reduces Kaposi sarcoma Incidence Among Male Veterans with HIV Infection.
Kowalkowski MA, Kramer JR, Richardson PR, et al
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 13. pii: civ012..

Kaposi's Sarcoma
Drug Update
  Efficacy and safety of simeprevir with PegIFN/ribavirin in na´ve or experienced patients infected with chronic HCV genotype 4.
Moreno C, Hezode C, Marcellin P,  et al
J Hepatol. 2015 Jan 14. pii: S0168-8278(15)00002-

Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Novel monoclonal antibody against truncated C terminal region of Histidine Rich Protein2 (PfHRP2) and its utility for the
specific diagnosis of malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum.

Verma R, N S J, M A V, Venkataraman K.
Exp Parasitol. 2015 Jan 12. pii: S0014-4894(15)00002-8.

Marginalized Update
  Amphetamine-type stimulants and HIV infection among men who have sex with men: implications on HIV research and prevention from a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Thu Vu NT, Maher L, Zablotska I.
J Int AIDS Soc. 2015 Jan 16;18(1):19273.

US Update
  Identifying a Sample of HIV-Positive Beneficiaries From Medicaid Claims Data and Estimating Their Treatment Costs.
Leibowitz AA, Desmond K.
Am J Public Health. 2015 Jan 20:e1-e8.

HIV Infection/Disease
Global Update
  Lack of awareness in both patients and physicians contributes to a high rate of late presentation in a South West German HIV patient cohort.
Kittner JM, von Bialy L, Wiltink J,  et al
Infection. 2015 Jan 20.

HIV Infection/Disease
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Sequencing ARV Regimens in Treatment-Experienced Patients with HIV Disease
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