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HIV/AIDS

Intelence- New drug for patients with HIV-1 infection

Indication: HIV-1 infection, in combination with other antiretrovirals, in treatment-experienced adults with evidence of viral replication and HIV-1 strains resistant to a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) and other antiretrovirals.

Selzentry- Antiretroviral slows advance of HIV

Indication: HIV-1 infection in treatment-experienced adults infected with only CCR5-tropic HIV-1 detectable, who have evidence of viral replication and HIV-1 strains resistant to multiple antiretrovirals.

Inform consultant about patient’s AIDS?

One of my patients, who has AIDS, suffered an MI while traveling. The consulting cardiologist’s admission history and subsequent follow-up clinic notes made no mention of the AIDS. If my patient failed to disclose his AIDS status, am I obligated to inform this consultant?—Name withheld

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