The test may help clinicians tailor HIV therapy for their patients.
Age, racial/ethnic, and risk category disparities exist among patients who discontinue preexposure prophylaxis treatment after initiation.
A recent study supports the efficacy of interprofessional collaboration in linking patients with HIV to care services.
Researchers sought to assess the acceptance of opt-out HIV screening in outpatient settings in the United States.
A syringe exchange program has averted thousands of injection drug use-associated HIV diagnoses over 10 years in Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Researchers examined the prevalence of HIV drug resistance patterns among HIV-infected infants using 3 nationally representative surveys in South Africa that evaluated the effectiveness of national programs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Medications include both preexposure prophylaxis and postexposure prophylaxis.
Despite potent antiretroviral therapy, HIV-associated dementia results in significant morbidity and mortality.
Approximately 1 in 5 people with HIV also has prevalent DM, and control of hemoglobin A1c levels in these patients may have a beneficial effect on CD4 counts.
Researchers sought to evaluate differences for missed-visit compared to kept-visit measures among different subgroups of people living with HIV.
Just under half of HIV-positive patients in South African emergency departments virally suppressed.
Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men less likely to be aware, have discussed PrEP than whites.
Results from an umbrella review of observational studies showed highly suggestive or suggestive evidence for HIV and the presence of several physical health outcomes.
Focusing on interventions that address high-risk sexual behaviors and injection practices may reduce HIV transmission rates among individuals who are HIV-positive and inject drugs.
Evidence on intervention effectiveness in improving uptake and retention of mothers and infants in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission care in HIV regimens is lacking.
Lower CD4 count, nonsuppressed viral load linked to higher risk for sudden cardiac death in HIV with heart failure.
Elderly patients with HIV who have cancer, and specifically breast and prostate cancer, may have worse outcomes when compared with elderly patients without HIV with cancer.
Autopsy data trends include increase in prevalence of atherosclerosis, drop in opportunistic infections.
Investigators analyzed the relationship between HIV, hepatitis C virus, and peripheral artery disease in women.
HIV stigma may contribute to African American women in the United States being more likely to experience poor HIV-related health outcomes.