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April 29, 2016

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Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with an increase in systolic blood pressure in older individuals.
Firth C, Harrison R, Ritchie S, et al 

QJM
. 2016 Apr 12.





CMV Infection/Disease

 
Disease Management Update
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Encephalitis caused by an unusual HHV-6 - Toxoplasma gondii coinfection in a cord blood transplant recipient.
Chapuis A, Chabrot C, Mi
and A, et al

Int J Infect Dis
. 2016 Apr 6.

Toxoplasmosis
 
Drug Update
  Effect of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone and Rosiglitazone for HIV-Associated Abdominal Fat Accumulation on Adiponectin and other Markers of Inflammation.
Leung V, Chiu YL, Kotler DP, et al
HIV Clin Trials. 2016 Mar;17(2):55-62

Human Growth Hormone (Lipodystrophy Indications)
Rosiglitazone (Lipodystrophy Indications)
 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
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Improving Access to Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test in Niger State, Nigeria: An Assessment of Implementation up to 2013.
Awoleye OJ, Thron C.
Malar Res Treat. 2016;2016:7436265



 
 
Marginalized Update
  Women of Color Reflect on HIV-Related Stigma through PhotoVoice.
Davtyan M, Farmer S, Brown B,
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2016 Mar 25.
 

 

Women and HIV

 
US Update
  Hepatitis C Virus Genotype and Subtype Distribution in Patient Specimens Tested at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Between January 2011 and November 2014.
Xie Y, Garza G, Dong J.
Lab Med. 2016 May;47(2):112-118.



HCV Infection/Disease
 
Global Update
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Impact of Early Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients with Acute HIV Infection in Vienna, Austria.
Herout S, Mandorfer M, Breitenecker F,
PLoS One. 2016 Apr 11;11(4):e0152910.
 

HAART

 
Today's Video
ONAP Acting Director Lansky on Her Passion for Working to End HIV
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