Virginia Schad, PharmD

Most Recent Articles by Virginia Schad, PharmD

Higher Viral Control in Women With HIV in Serodiscordant Relationships

Higher Viral Control in Women With HIV in Serodiscordant Relationships

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Viral control is more prevalent in infected partners in HIV-serodiscordant couples compared with PLWHIV who are not in a similar relationship.

Interferon Alfa May Decrease the Incidence of Chronic HCV Infection

Interferon Alfa May Decrease the Incidence of Chronic HCV Infection

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Interferon alfa may decrease chronic HCV, but high-quality randomized trials are needed.

Human Leukocyte Antigen System Likely Plays a Role in Course of HBV Infections

Human Leukocyte Antigen System Likely Plays a Role in Course of HBV Infections

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Researchers demonstrated for the first time that the rs3077-T allele is associated with spontaneous hepatitis B virus seroclearance in a Caucasian population, a finding that has previously only been made in Asian populations.

Anti-HCV Therapy Made Available in Childhood Prevents Long-Term Liver Disease

Anti-HCV Therapy Made Available in Childhood Prevents Long-Term Liver Disease

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Early treatment, especially before development of cirrhosis, significantly decreases morbidity and mortality associated with HCV infection.

HIV/STI Counseling and Testing for Patients on PrEP

HIV/STI Counseling and Testing for Patients on PrEP

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Further efforts are needed to educate and prepare healthcare providers to prescribe PrEP and manage patients on PrEP to reduce the risk for acquiring HIV.

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