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January 20, 2017

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Baseline vitamin D deficiency decreases the effectiveness of statins in HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy.
Hileman CO, Tangpricha V, Sattar A, McComsey GA.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2016 Dec 29.

HIV Infection/Disease

Disease Management Update
  Successful treatment of donor-derived hepatitis C viral infection in three transplant recipients from a donor at increased risk for bloodborne pathogens.
Shah AP, Cameron A, Singh P, et al
Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 6

HCV Infection/Disease
Drug Update
  Effects of Therapy with Maraviroc on the Carotid Intima Media Thickness in HIV-1/HCV Co-infected Patients.
Maggi P, Bruno G, Perilli F, et al
In Vivo. 2017 01-02;31(1):125-131.



Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  A Simple PCR-RFLP Method for Genotyping of IFNL4 rs368234815 Polymorphism in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.
Pouryasin M, Sharafi H, Behnava B, et al
Lab Med. 2017 Jan 4.

Marginalized Update
  Geriatric Homelessness: Association with Emergency Department Utilization.
Hategan A, Tisi D, Abdurrahman M, Bourgeois JA.
Can Geriatr J. 2016 Dec 23;19(4):189-194



US Update
  A social work plan to promote HIV testing: A social marketing approach.
Morgan-Siebe JP.

Soc Work Health Care
. 2017 Jan 4:1-14.


HIV Infection/Disease

Global Update
  Progress towards achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals in HIV care: from diagnosis to durable viral suppression in the country of Georgia.
Chkhartishvili N, Chokoshvili O, Abutidze A,
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Jan 4


HIV Infection/Disease

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