HIV screening in all adolescents and adults at increased risk for infection and in all pregnant women. ... years of age, and that an increasing consensus has emerged on population-based screening for HIV.
a series of moderated conversations with leaders describing defining moments that changed the course of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ... ACP's guidance statement, “Screening for HIV in Health Care Settings,” is available.
a modest effect on reducing the rate of HIV infection compared to placebo. ... Plumb said. “People dying with HIV die a horrible death because of profoundly itchy skin.
A new clinical practice guideline on how to prescribe oral antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV infection was issued by the CDC last week. ... mg, and emtricitabine (FTC), 200 mg, to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in adults.
HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) who are co-infected with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) may have an increased risk for non-Hodgkin's ... Researchers studied 18 of 33 cohorts from the Collaboration
All HIV-infected children and adults, including pregnant women and those on antiretroviral treatment, should receive IPT. ... The provision of IPT should not be viewed as an isolated intervention for people living with HIV.
Prevention guidelines state:. All adults and adolescents should be tested for HIV at least once. ... People at high risk of HIV infection should undergo preexposure prophylaxis and individualized counseling on risk reduction.
Initial HIV therapy that contained the antiretroviral efavirenz was associated with increased risk for suicidal ideation, attempted suicide, and completed suicide in a recent study. ... In each of these studies, patients were randomly assigned to a
The opt-out phase included 28,043 patients, of whom 6,933 patients (25%) completed HIV testing. ... The diagnostic phase included 29,925 eligible patients, of whom 243 (0.8%) completed HIV testing.
A recall of one lot of Hospira's aminosyn II 10%, sulfite-free, 500 mL, due to 1 report of a foreign particle, which was identified as human hair. ... The Alere Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo test, the first rapid test for simultaneous detection of both