Tag Archives: infections

Hepatitis C screening among PrEP users could eliminate hepatitis C infections in gay men in the UK

Increasing the frequency of hepatitis C screening in gay and bisexual men taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the United Kingdom has the potential to reduce new hepatitis C infections in the UK by 2030, especially if the proportion of men taking PrEP increases to 25%, researchers report in the journal EClinical Medicine. Background Hepatitis C… Read More »

New study reveals the origin of complex malaria infections

New technology employing single cell genome sequencing of the parasite that causes malaria has yielded some surprising results and helps pave the way for possible new intervention strategies for this deadly infectious disease, according to Texas Biomedical Research Institute Assistant Professor Ian Cheeseman, Ph.D. Dr. Cheeseman was Principal Investigator of a three-year study published in… Read More »

What are cardiac infections

In nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis, a patient diagnosed with rheumatic carditis is being seen for a follow, what are some characteristics of S. A patient diagnosed with infective endocarditis has developed left, what is the MCC of IE in pts with IV catheters? If ordered for the patient, how do you prevent it? What treatment is… Read More »