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  • HIV PrEP and Incident HCV Infection

    Providers at Kaiser San Francisco, which has a large HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program, recently published a brief report on 2 patients who developed acute HCV while on HIV PrEP. This reinforces what we might expect--that while PrEP may be effective as an HIV prevention method,...

  • Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C in HIV-Infected MSM: Raising Awareness through Screening

    May is National Viral Hepatitis Awareness Month. We are at an exciting time in HCV awareness, screening and treatment. A recently updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, new United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) HCV screening guidelines for both the birth-cohort (the “baby boomer...

  • Updated Opportunistic Infections Guidelines

    Introduction

    New guidelines for OI prevention and treatment include major updates to all sections of the document. There are numerous changes in the recommendations for prevention, diagnosis, and management. Among the highlights are the following.

    TreatmentCMV retinitis

    Intravitreal...

  • ARV Interactions with HCV Serine Protease Inhibitors

    Boceprevir and telaprevir, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) serine protease inhibitors, are likely to play important roles in the treatment of individuals with HIV/HCV coinfection, as well as in persons with HCV monoinfection. However, both boceprevir and telaprevir are inhibitors and substrates of...

  • The New Era of HCV Therapy: What Are the Challenges Facing HIV Health Care Providers?

    Approximately one-third of HIV-infected patients in the United States are co-infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Liver fibrosis appears to be accelerated in HCV/HIV co-infection compared with HCV infection alone; consequently complications of end stage liver disease have become...

Day Title
9/10
2nd Annual Interprofessionl Seminars in HCV & HIV
9/19
HIV Medical Management: Clinical and Didactic Experience for Providers
9/24
2nd Annual Interprofessional Seminars in HCV & HIV
10/8
2nd Annual Interprofessional Seminars in HCV & HIV
10/15
2nd Annual Interprofesional Seminars in HCV & HIV
10/23
Infectious Diseases Society of America: ID Week 2016
Day Title
8/20
2nd Annual Interprofessional Seminars in HCV & HIV
8/13
2nd Annual Interprofessional Seminars in HCV & HIV
7/25
African American Hepatitis C Action Day
Event type: Awareness Days
5/19
Hepatitis Testing Day
Event type: Awareness Days