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February 24, 2017

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Brief Report: Flow Rate of Cerebrospinal Fluid Through a Spinal Needle Can Accurately Predict Intracranial Pressure in Cryptococcal Meningitis.
Boyles TH, Gatley E, Wasserman S, Meintjes G.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Mar 1;74(3):e64-e66.


Cryptococcal Meningitis

Disease Management Update
  HIV-infected Liver Transplant Recipients with Incidental Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Prospective Multicenter Nationwide Cohort Study.
Agüero F, Forner A, Valdivieso A,  et al
Liver Transpl. 2017 Feb 11. .


HIV Infection/Disease

Drug Update
  The efficacy and safety of dual oral therapy with daclatasvir and asunaprevir for genotype 1b in Japanese real-life settings.
Sezaki H, Suzuki F, Hosaka T, Akuta N, et al
Liver Int
2017 Feb 8.


Daclatasvir     Asunaprevir

Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Use of the Xpert® MTB/RIF test in routine screening of new cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in an endemic area
Horo K, N'Guessan R, Koffi MO, et al
Rev Mal Respir. 2017 Feb 8.


Marginalized Update
  Poly drug use, chemsex drug use, and associations with sexual risk behaviour in HIV-negative men who have sex with men attending sexual healthclinics.
Sewell J, Miltz A, Lampe FC,  et al
Int J Drug Policy. 2017 Feb 9;43:33-43.


US Update
  Population Density and AIDS-Related Stigma in Large-Urban, Small-Urban, and Rural Communities of the Southeastern USA.
Kalichman S, Katner H, Banas E, Kalichman M.
Prev Sci. 2017 Feb 11.

HIV Infection/Disease
Global Update
  Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence in the general female population of 9 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Clifford GM, Waterboer T, Dondog B,  et al
Infect Agent Cancer. 2017 Feb 2;12:

HCV Infection/Disease

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Combating HIV/AIDS: Group seeks more Private Sector Participation


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