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  1. Retention in HIV care during the 3 years following release from incarceration: a cohort study, Kelsey Loeliger et al., PLoS Medicine (2018)

    Retention in care for people living with HIV (PLHIV) post-incarceration remains a problem. In the state of Connecticut, fewer than half (41.5%) of PLHIV had sustained retention in care at three years post-release. This study included 1,904 PLHIV who were ...

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  2. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 4:50pm

  3. An HIV Cure and Vaccine within the Next 15 Years? (2015)

    Early in 2015, Bill Gates expressed optimism that a vaccine and a cure for HIV would be developed within the next fifteen years. There are certainly grounds for such optimism, with a number of studies, spanning back to 2009, providing promising results. On ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 5:31pm

  4. HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fact Sheet, Centers for Disease Control (March 2014)

    People with HIV are disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis, with about a 25% coinfection rate with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and a 10% coinfection rate with hepatitis B virus (HBV). This CDC HIV and Viral Hepatitis fact sheet provides an overview of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:59am

  5. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:53pm

  6. The HIV-Associated Tuberculosis Epidemic – When Will We Act?, Anthony D. Harries et al., The Lancet (2010)

    This journal article argues for a more aggressive approach to the HIV-associated tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, namely the implementation of the 3Is policy (intensified TB case finding, infection control, and isoniazid preventive therapy) combined with earli ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:56pm

  7. WHO Policy on Collaborative TB HIV Activities – Guidelines for National Programmes and Other Stakeholders, World Health Organization (WHO) (2012)

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  8. Managing Drug Interactions in the Treatment of HIV-Related Tuberculosis, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (2013)

    The World Health Organization estimates that 1.1 million of the 8.7 million people who developed incident tuberculosis (TB) in 2011 (13%) were also infected with HIV, making TB the most common serious opportunistic infection among people with HIV worldwid ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:57pm

  9. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

    admin - 3/6/2014 10:32am

  10. HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the South Reaches Crisis Proportions in Last Decade, Susan Reif et al., Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (2012)

    This report examines the significant and disproportionate impact of HIV in the Southern United States, focusing specifically on nine southern states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and (East) T ...

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