Benjamin Patterson, MBBS

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Most Recent Articles by Benjamin Patterson, MBBS

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.

How Often Should We Test for Hepatitis C in People Who Inject Drugs?

How Often Should We Test for Hepatitis C in People Who Inject Drugs?

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A major challenge associated with hepatitis screening is the loss to follow-up that occurs in people who inject drugs.

Are the Safety Benefits of Tenofovir Alafenamide Overstated?

Are the Safety Benefits of Tenofovir Alafenamide Overstated?

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A recent analysis finds that the purported safety benefits of TAF over TDF may be overstated.

A Pan-Tuberculosis Regimen: The Debate Continues

A Pan-Tuberculosis Regimen: The Debate Continues

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Last month the South Africa National Tuberculosis Program decided to make oral bedaqualine available for all rifampin-resistant TB (RR-TB) in place of — the often more toxic — injectable drugs.

The Uncertain Association Between Abacavir and the Risk for Acute Myocardial Infarction

The Uncertain Association Between Abacavir and the Risk for Acute Myocardial Infarction

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A higher prevalence of traditional cardiovascular risk factors may be partially responsible for the increased incidence of cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV.

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