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MTB-RIF/INH test is used to detect antibiotic resistance mutations in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Roche secured the CE-IVD mark for its Cobas MTB-RIF/INH test, an assay used to detect antibiotic resistance mutations in the...

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Gilead Sciences to donate Truvada for PrEP in support of national efforts to help prevent HIV and end the epidemic.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced that it will donate Truvada for PrEP (emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg...

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BC 3781 file with EU for community-acquired pneumonia

Nabriva Therapeutics announced that the Company’s marketing authorization application (MAA) for both the intravenous (IV) and oral formulations of BC...

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

The following Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) represent the first CPGs on the management of decompensated cirrhosis.

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EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2018

These European Association for the Study of the Liver Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C describe the optimal management of patients with acute and chronic HCV infections in 2018 and onwards.

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Journal articles

Infliximab is associated with an increased risk of serious infection in patients with psoriasis in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland: results from the British Association of Dermatologists Biologic Interventions Register (BADBIR).

Objectives: To compare the risk of serious infections associated with infliximab in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis against a cohort on non-biologic systemic therapies.

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Glecaprevir/pibrentasvir expands reach while reducing cost and duration of hepatitis C virus therapy.

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatments have dramatically progressed from poorly tolerated, moderately successful interferon-based therapies to highly effective all-oral interferon-free regimens.

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Glecaprevir + pibrentasvir for treatment of hepatitis C.

This review covers the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, clinical applications, efficacy, and safety profile of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of (D/C/F/TAF) Once Daily Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) Regimen in Newly Diagnosed, Antiretroviral Treatment-naive Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Infected Participants Receiving Care in a Test and Treat Model of Care

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of Darunavir/ Cobicistat/ Emtricitabine/ Tenofovir Alafenamide (D/C/F/TAF) fixed-dose combination (FDC) in a Test and Treat model of care in newly diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus...

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ECOSPOR III - SER-109 Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Adults With Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection (ECOSPORIII)

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the superiority of SER-109 vs placebo to reduce recurrence of CDI in adults up to 8 weeks after initiation of treatment.

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Study of S-033188 (Baloxavir Marboxil) Compared With Placebo or Oseltamivir in Patients With Influenza at High Risk of Influenza Complications (CAPSTONE 2)

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a single, oral dose of Baloxavir Marboxil compared with placebo by measuring the time to improvement of influenza symptoms in patients with influenza...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

Posted 1 year ago

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 2 years ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 3 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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