Benjamin Patterson, MBBS

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Most Recent Articles by Benjamin Patterson, MBBS

Whole Genome Sequencing Use in Predicting TB Resistance

Whole Genome Sequencing Use in Predicting TB Resistance

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Whole genome sequencing of M tuberculosis isolates can identify complete drug susceptibility profiles, allowing precise treatment in early TB infection.

HIV Seroconversion Despite PrEP Therapy

HIV Seroconversion Despite PrEP Therapy

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The study evaluated a cohort of 14 young black, men who have sex with men in Atlanta, Georgia, who had HIV seroconversion despite treatment with PrEP.

The Effect of Chronic Pain on HIV Outcomes

The Effect of Chronic Pain on HIV Outcomes

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Chronic pain is a frequent comorbidity in people living with HIV, with a 2014 systematic review finding a 54% point prevalence.

Piperacillin-Tazobactam for ESBL Bloodstream Infection, Insights From the MERINO Trial

Piperacillin-Tazobactam for ESBL Bloodstream Infection, Insights From the MERINO Trial

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Resistance of gram negative bacteria to some cephalosporins has emerged as a significant threat over the last few decades as a results of ESBL enzymes.

Dolutegravir Use During Pregnancy: What Are the Risks?

Dolutegravir Use During Pregnancy: What Are the Risks?

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Early evidence of a heightened risk for birth defects with dolutegravir is concerning but remains to be fully established.

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