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BMC Infectious Diseases

HIV and co-infections

Section edited by Carlo Torti and Andrea De Luca

This section aims to publish studies looking at all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of HIV and HIV-associated infections in humans, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology. This section also aims to publish studies on the adverse events of HAART and non HIV-related comorbidities in the HAART era.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Rilpivirine is safe and effective in HIV-naïve patients with low baseline HIV-RNA or in switch strategy. It offers the advantages of few drug-drug interactions and a favourable toxicity profile. We aimed to de...

    Authors: Delphine Sculier, Angèle Gayet-Ageron, Manuel Battegay, Matthias Cavassini, Jan Fehr, Cedric Hirzel, Patrick Schmid, Enos Bernasconi and Alexandra Calmy

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:476

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    In 2014, there were 170,000 new HIV-infected children globally. The rate of HIV transmission from mother to child in Ethiopia was 18%. Though there are a number of HIV-related studies conducted in Ethiopia, th...

    Authors: Nurilign Abebe Moges, Getachew Mullu Kassa and Dube Jara Boneya

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:475

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  3. Content type: Research article

    In Brazil, due to the rapid increase in programmes for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), routine programme data are widely available. The objective of this study was to assess the utility...

    Authors: Gerson Fernando Mendes Pereira, Meritxell Sabidó, Alessandro Caruso and Adele Schwartz Benzaken

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:469

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  4. Content type: Research article

    In West Africa where HIV-1 and HIV-2 co-circulate, the co-infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) is not well described. This study aimed at estimating the prevalence of HBV and ...

    Authors: Patrick A. Coffie, Boris K. Tchounga, Guillaume Bado, Mathieu Kabran, Daouda K. Minta, Gilles Wandeler, Geoffrey S. Gottlieb, François Dabis, Serge P. Eholie and Didier K. Ekouevi

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:466

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Malawi’s national antiretroviral therapy program provides atazanavir/ritonavir–based second line regimens which cause concentration-dependent rise in indirect bilirubin. We sought to determine if elevated bili...

    Authors: Dennis Miyoge Ongubo, Robertino Lim, Hannock Tweya, Christopher Chikhosi Stanley, Petros Tembo, Richard Broadhurst, Salem Gugsa, McNeil Ngongondo, Colin Speight, Tom Heller, Sam Phiri and Mina C. Hosseinipour

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:461

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  6. Content type: Study protocol

    Though home-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) counseling and testing (HBHCT) is implemented in many sub-Saharan African countries as part of their HIV programs, linkage to HIV care remains a challenge. ...

    Authors: Susan M. Kiene, Seth C. Kalichman, Katelyn M. Sileo, Nicolas A. Menzies, Rose Naigino, Chii-Dean Lin, Moses H. Bateganya, Haruna Lule and Rhoda K. Wanyenze

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:460

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  7. Content type: Research article

    HIV infection is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease beyond that explained by traditional risk factors. Altered gut microbiota, microbial translocation, and immune activation have been pro...

    Authors: Judith M. Haissman, Anna K. Haugaard, Sisse R. Ostrowski, Rolf K. Berge, Johannes R. Hov, Marius Trøseid and Susanne D. Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:445

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Viral suppression is a critical indicator of HIV treatment success. In the era of test-and-start, little is known about treatment outcomes and time to undetectable viral loads. This study compares treatment ou...

    Authors: Rogers Ssebunya, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Heather Lukolyo, Milton Mutto, Grace Kisitu, Pauline Amuge, Albert Maganda and Adeodata Kekitiinwa

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:439

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Scaling up HIV testing is the first step in the HIV treatment continuum which is important for controlling the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM). Following an online HIV testing intervention a...

    Authors: Ngai Sze Wong, Weiming Tang, Larry Han, John Best, Ye Zhang, Shujie Huang, Heping Zheng, Bin Yang, Chongyi Wei, Stephen W. Pan and Joseph D. Tucker

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:437

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The Xpert® MTB/RIF (XP) has a higher sensitivity than sputum smear microscopy (70% versus 35%) for TB diagnosis and has been endorsed by the WHO for TB high burden countries to increase case finding among HIV ...

    Authors: Sabine M. Hermans, Juliet A. Babirye, Olive Mbabazi, Francis Kakooza, Robert Colebunders, Barbara Castelnuovo, Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire, Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi and Yukari C. Manabe

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:433

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Early treatment of acute HIV-1 infection (AHI) is beneficial for patients and could reduce onward transmission. However, guidelines on whom to test for AHI with HIV-1 RNA testing are lacking.

    Authors: Maartje Dijkstra, Godelieve J. de Bree, Ineke G. Stolte, Udi Davidovich, Eduard J. Sanders, Maria Prins and Maarten F. Schim van der Loeff

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:425

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:691

  12. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to assess the applicability of an algorithm predicting 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) generated in the setting of the Framingham Heart Study to a real-life, contemporary Italian ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Vittorio De Socio, Giacomo Pucci, Franco Baldelli and Giuseppe Schillaci

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:414

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Tenofovir (TDF) is one of the most widely used antiretroviral drug. Despite the high degree of tolerability a small percentage of patients experienced alteration in tubular function during TDF use. Intracellul...

    Authors: S. E. Salvaggio, A. Giacomelli, F. S. Falvella, M. L. Oreni, P. Meraviglia, C. Atzori, E. G. I. Clementi, M. Galli and S. Rusconi

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:396

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Routine laboratory monitoring is part of the basic care package offered to people living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (PLHIV). This paper aims to identify the proportion of PLHIVs with clinical and im...

    Authors: Sunguti Luke Joram, Gathii Paul, Kitheka Moses, Bii Stanley, Malonza Isaac, Gohole Allan, Marwa Tom, Karimi Lilian and Mudany Mildred

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:383

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by L1, L2, L3 serovars of C. trachomatis (CT). Since 2003, LGV cases have been increasing in Europe. Aim of this report is to describe the...

    Authors: Alessandra Latini, Mauro Zaccarelli, Maria Grazia Paglia, Maria Gabriella Donà, Amalia Giglio, Domenico Moretto, Antonella Vulcano, Massimo Giuliani, Manuela Colafigli, Marina Ambrifi, Fulvia Pimpinelli and Antonio Cristaudo

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:386

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  16. Content type: Research article

    A rare phenotype of clinical non-progressors to AIDS is not well understood and the new protocol for universal treatment, may block the understanding of viral control thus it is crucial to define this controve...

    Authors: Samara Tatielle M. Gomes, Érica R. Gomes, Mike B. dos Santos, Sandra S. Lima, Maria Alice F. Queiroz, Luiz Fernando A. Machado, Izaura M. V. Cayres-Vallinoto, Antonio Carlos R. Vallinoto, Marluísa de O. Guimarães Ishak and Ricardo Ishak

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:381

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) has been found to be associated with HIV acquisition and transmission.

    Authors: Maria Wessman, Kristina Thorsteinsson, Jørgen S. Jensen, Merete Storgaard, Frederikke F. Rönsholt, Isik S. Johansen, Gitte Pedersen, Lars Nørregård Nielsen, Jesper Bonde, Terese L. Katzenstein, Nina Weis and Anne-Mette Lebech

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:376

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Tuberculosis is the most frequent opportunistic infection and the leading cause of death among persons living with HIV in several low and middle-income countries. Mortality rates during tuberculosis treatment ...

    Authors: Rodrigo Otavio da Silva Escada, Luciane Velasque, Sayonara Rocha Ribeiro, Sandra Wagner Cardoso, Luana Monteiro Spindola Marins, Eduarda Grinsztejn, Maria Cristina da Silva Lourenço, Beatriz Grinsztejn and Valdiléa Gonçalves Veloso

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:373

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  19. Content type: Research article

    In Zambia, 14.2% of adults have HIV/AIDS. There has been a substantial and significant increase in patients hospitalized for ischaemic stroke with co-existing HIV infection. However, little is known about the ...

    Authors: Stanley Zimba, Patrice Mukomena Ntanda, Shabir Lakhi and Masharip Atadzhanov

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:354

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  20. Content type: Research article

    High proportion of TB in people living with HIV (PLHIV) is undiagnosed. Due to this active TB case finding is recommended for HIV clinics in high TB burden countries. Presently sputum examination and chest rad...

    Authors: Sonam Spalgais, Upasna Agarwal, Rohit Sarin, Devesh Chauhan, Anita Yadav and Anand Jaiswal

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:351

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