A simple way to evaluate which patients may be optimal candidates for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is to consider anyone who is at high risk for the acquisition of HIV infection. The groups that are commonly considered high risk are men who have sex with men, individuals who have a partner who is HIV positive,…
Rates of HIV-associated dementia have decreased from approximately 50% in the pre-cART era to 2% currently. However, roughly 50% of patients treated with cART have the milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND).
The One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization workshop, organized jointly by the United States CDC, US Department of Agriculture, and US Department for the Interior, recently reported a list of 8 top zoonotic diseases of national concern.
As a result of retrospective identification of inappropriate use of antibiotics, antimicrobial stewardship is a growing area of concern and research in medicine. This was clearly demonstrated via a plethora of poster presentations on this topic at IDWeek 2019.