Most Recent Articles by Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC
Point-of-care test was found to have high sensitivity and specificity for detecting HCV RNA in both capillary whole-blood samples collected by finger stick and in plasma samples collected by venipuncture.
An expert interview on recent developments in molecular point-of-care and near-patient testing for infectious diseases.
Dobutamine stress perfusion echocardiography can detect microvascular perfusion abnormalities that predict cardiovascular outcomes in candidates for liver transplantation.
Mother-to-child HIV transmission rates are low in the presence of antiretroviral therapy but increase once ART stops at 6 months postpartum.
An investigational direct-acting antiviral treatment combination improves patient-reported outcomes in addition to sustained virologic response in patients with HCV, especially patients with cirrhosis.
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