Christin L. Melton

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Penicillin Allergies: Commonly Reported but Rarely Accurate

Penicillin Allergies: Commonly Reported but Rarely Accurate

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As infections from drug-resistant microbes continue to rise, the development of new antibiotics has declined since the golden age of antibiotic discovery in the mid-20th century.

Importance of PrEP for People Involved in Criminal Justice Systems

Importance of PrEP for People Involved in Criminal Justice Systems

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Important strategies to consider for people involved in the criminal justice systems include linkage to antiretroviral therapy for those who are HIV positive and linkage to PrEP postrelease and/or beginning PrEP before people are released so they build up adherence.

Women, HIV, and the Criminal Justice System: Prison Health Is Public Health

Women, HIV, and the Criminal Justice System: Prison Health Is Public Health

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Jaimie P. Meyer, MD, from the Yale School of Medicine, discusses her work on identifying opportunities to reduce risk for HIV transmission, particularly in women involved in the criminal justice system.

Biologic Psoriasis Therapies Pose Limited Risk for Hepatitis B Reactivation

Biologic Psoriasis Therapies Pose Limited Risk for Hepatitis B Reactivation

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In patients with psoriasis who were previously exposed to HBV or who have chronic HBV, immunosuppressive therapies can cause viral reactivation, although the risk is minimal for patients with resolved or occult infection.

Harnessing Mucus to Fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Harnessing Mucus to Fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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In an interview with Infectious Disease Advisor, Dr Samuel Lai explains how he and his colleagues are investigating the role of cervicovaginal mucus in preventing transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

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