Infectious Disease

In-Flight Transmission of Respiratory Diseases Low

Study takes into account passenger, crew movement during transcontinental flights

Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals

Highest proportion of personal health information, identifiable information found at doctors’ offices

Module Developed to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates

Team-based adult immunization program includes training, implementation of standard process

DEA Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs on Oct. 28

Only pills or patches will be accepted, not liquids, needles, or sharps; service is free and anonymous

HIV-Associated Nephropathy in Africa: Pathology, Clinical Presentation and Strategy for Prevention.

Journal of clinical medicine research 2017 12 0110(1) 1-8 doi 10.14740/jocmr3235w Abstract The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection can lead to progressive decline in renal function known

The effect of ART on cervical cancer precursor lesions.

The lancet. HIV 2017 10 265(1) e6-e8 pii S2352-3018(17)30189-3 Abstract

IFN-γ increases susceptibility to influenza A infection through suppression of group II innate lymphoid cells.

Mucosal immunology 2017 05 1711(1) 209-219 doi 10.1038/mi.2017.41 Abstract Increased levels of interferon-γ (IFN-γ) are routinely observed in the respiratory tract following influenza virus infection, yet its

TNF-α induces expression of the circadian clock gene Bmal1 via dual calcium-dependent pathways in rheumatoid synovial cells.

Biochemical and biophysical research communications 2017 12 05495(2) 1675-1680 pii S0006-291X(17)32399-9 Abstract Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α is responsible for expressions of several clock genes and affects joint

Association of antiretroviral therapy with high-risk human papillomavirus, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, and invasive cervical cancer in women living with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

The lancet. HIV 2017 10 265(1) e45-e58 pii S2352-3018(17)30149-2 Abstract BACKGROUND The interactions between antiretroviral therapy (ART) and high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical lesions in women

Unevenness in Health at the Intersection of Gender and Sexuality: Sexual Minority Disparities in Alcohol and Drug Use Among Transwomen in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Journal of homosexuality 2017 03 2365(1) 66-79 doi 10.1080/00918369.2017.1310552 Abstract Research on the health of transwomen is largely focused on heterosexual HIV risk. Little is known about

MR brain volumetric measurements are predictive of neurobehavioral impairment in the HIV-1 transgenic rat.

NeuroImage. Clinical 2017 11 2117() 659-666 doi 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.11.018 Abstract Introduction HIV infection is known to be associated with brain volume loss, even in optimally treated patients. In

DNA damage induced by topoisomerase inhibitors activates SAMHD1 and blocks HIV-1 infection of macrophages.

The EMBO journal 2017 10 3037(1) 50-62 doi 10.15252/embj.201796880 Abstract We report that DNA damage induced by topoisomerase inhibitors, including etoposide (ETO), results in a potent block

Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance: a prospective multicentre diagnostic accuracy study.

The Lancet. Infectious diseases 2017 11 3018(1) 76-84 pii S1473-3099(17)30691-6 Abstract BACKGROUND The Xpert MTB/RIF assay is an automated molecular test that has improved the detection of

Stability and Expression Levels of HLA-C on the Cell Membrane Modulate HIV-1 Infectivity.

Journal of virology 2017 12 1492(1) pii e01711-17 Abstract HLA-C expression is associated with a differential ability to control HIV-1 infection. Higher HLA-C levels may lead to

Efficacy and safety of simultaneous vaccination with two modified live virus vaccines against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus types 1 and 2 in pigs.

Vaccine 2017 11 2736(2) 227-236 pii S0264-410X(17)31643-2 Abstract The objective of the study was to compare responses of pigs vaccinated with a PRRS MLV vaccine against PRRSV-1

Creation of a nanoformulated cabotegravir prodrug with improved antiretroviral profiles.

Biomaterials 2017 10 15151() 53-65 pii S0142-9612(17)30664-6 Abstract Long-acting parenteral (LAP) antiretroviral drugs have generated considerable interest for treatment and prevention of HIV-1 infection. One new LAP

Comparative immunogenicity and safety of human papillomavirus (HPV)-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine and 4vHPV vaccine administered according to two- or three-dose schedules in girls aged 9-14 years: Results to month 36 from a randomized trial.

Vaccine 2017 11 2336(1) 98-106 pii S0264-410X(17)31598-0 Abstract This observer-blind study ( NCT01462357) compared the immunogenicity and safety of two doses (2D) of the HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine

Unknown Antenatal HIV-Infection Status Has Declined Over Time in British Columbia, Canada.

Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d’obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 2017 10 1740(1) 17-23 pii S1701-2163(17)30613-8 Abstract OBJECTIVES The objective


African journal of infectious diseases 2017 11 1512(1) 15-19 doi 10.21010/ajid.v12i1.3 Abstract Background Pneumococcus is the leading cause of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) worldwide, and the leading

Characteristics of HIV-Positive Transgender Men Receiving Medical Care: United States, 2009-2014.

American journal of public health 2017 11 21108(1) 128-130 doi 10.2105/AJPH.2017.304153 Abstract OBJECTIVES To present the first national estimate of the sociodemographic, clinical, and behavioral characteristics of

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