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425 treatment naïve patients in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were randomized to either NVP or LPV/r together with zidovudine/lamivudine or tenofovir/emtricitabine. The study was open label and the nucleoside backbone was randomly chosen. About 70 % of the...

In a cohort of police officers in Guinea-Bissau that was started in 1990, blood samples and follow up visits have been scheduled every 12-18 months.

Seroconversion date was defined as the midpoint between the last negative and first positive test. Inclusion...

HVTN 503/Phambili was a double blind, placebo controlled vaccine trial of HIV uninfected sexually active adults aged 18-35 in South Africa.

A recombinant adenovirus vector was used in the trial expressing HIV gag/pol/nef subtype B. The same vaccine was used...

The last Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate of HIV transmission rates was published 2005. A new estimate was done with the addition of data published since 2005. The analysis also includes the effect of modifiable factors like condom use,...

2112 Japanese patients with chronic hepatitis B were followed for at least 15 years from 1968. Patients with monoinfection without any history of HCC or any other liver disease were included. Almost 80 % had genotype C....

Febrile patients in many parts of Africa are often assumed to have malaria. Other causes of fever are easily overlooked. In a study of young adults (< 30 years) 3602 febrile patients (< 37,5° C, axillary) in a Kenyan coastal...

When tenofovir (TDF) is co-administered with ritonavir boosted protease inhibitors the exposure raises 20 - 30 %. From a randomized study comparing nevirapine to boosted lopinavir (LPV/r) in women who had previously received single dose nevirapine (NVP) the...

In a retrospective French study 59 transplant recipients with chronic hepatitis E were treated with ribavirin monotherapy for a median of three months.

The median daily dose was 600 milligram. Genotyping was performed in 54 of the patients and all had...

The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) is a study of causes of human deaths worldwide. Mortality attributed to HBV, HCV and HIV/AIDS across Europe was estimated. In the European Union (EU) mortality from HIV/AIDS has...

Do HIV infected men have more atherosclerosis than uninfected men? 1001 men from the MACS cohort between 40 and 70 years of age underwent cardiac computed tomography of which 759 had a coronary CT angiography. 618 men were HIV-infected and 383 uninfected.

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