The 10th annual International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science was held July 21-24 in Mexico City, Mexico. The conference reviewed critical basic, translational, and clinical HIV research from around the world.
In 2016, the US Preventative Task Force issued guidance to recommend screening for LTBI in high risk populations, based on the evidence that treatment can prevent progression to active TB. Dr. Maunank Shah breaks down what clinicians should know about LTBI screening and treatment.
In the early years of the HIV epidemic, before the widespread use of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV-infection was considered by many to be an absolute contraindication to solid-organ transplantation.
The 2017 Madagascar outbreak highlights how under-resourced health systems can put a country at risk for a serious infectious disease outbreak, and how public health strategies can control the spread of disease.