Immunosuppression

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October 25, 2019
Routinely monitoring the HIV viral load (VL) of people living with HIV (PLHIV) on anti-retroviral therapy (ART) facilitates intensive adherence counselling and faster ART regimen switch when treatment failure is indicated. Yet standard VL-testing in centralized laboratories can be time-intensive and logistically difficult in low-resource settings. This paper evaluates the outcomes of the first four years of routine VL-monitoring using Point-of-Care technology, implemented by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in rural clinics in Malawi.
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July 31, 2019

In 2017, tuberculosis caused an estimated 1·6 million deaths, including 300 000 deaths among people with HIV, and surpassed HIV/AIDS to become the leading infectious cause of mortality worldwide. Approximately 36% of tuberculosis cases each year (around 3·5 million cases) are not diagnosed or rep

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October 18, 2018

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 24-27 October 2018, focused on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers in the region and featured a wide range of topics, 

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June 27, 2017

Chronic immune activation due to ongoing HIV replication may lead to impaired immune responses against opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis (TB). We studied the role of HIV replication as a risk factor for incident TB after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART).

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November 9, 2016

In their Article in The Lancet HIV, Monica Gandhi and colleagues report a small decrease in renal function, as estimated from creatinine clearance, in people taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection.

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May 16, 2016

This brief is part of a series on TB key populations launched by the Stop TB Partnership in May 2016.

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May 16, 2016

This brief is part of a series on TB key populations launched by the Stop TB Partnership in May 2016.

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May 16, 2016

This brief is part of a series on TB key populations launched by the Stop TB Partnership in May 2016.

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May 16, 2016

This brief is part of a series on TB key populations launched by the Stop TB Partnership in May 2016.

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May 16, 2016

This brief is part of a series on TB key populations launched by the Stop TB Partnership in May 2016.