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CROI 2019

HIV i-Base: HTB, BHIVA and CROI reports

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. This issue of HTB includes a third set of reports from CROI 2019 and reports from the 25th…

CROI 2019: Young people born with HIV more likely to have “mild” verbal memory test deficits if they have ever had an AIDS-defining condition

No significant difference between others born with HIV and matched HIV-negative peers A study presented at this year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2019) in Seattle found that young…

CROI 2019: Monoclonal antibody may lead to long-term viral load reduction

An experimental monoclonal antibody called PGT121 led to viral suppression that lasted for up to six months in HIV-positive people who started with a low viral load, according to results…

Summary from CROI 2019 for viral hepatitis

Curing viral hepatitis: what are the clinical implications and what are the remaining barriers to overcome? Read the full overview here.  

CROI 2019: Clusters of co-morbidities in people living with HIV show major non-HIV medical needs

Most health problems in people living with HIV in two large cohorts can be classified in six clusters, with cardiovascular disease, metabolic problems, sexually transmitted infections and mental health conditions…

HIV i-Base: HTB, second reports from CROI 2019

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. This issue of HTB includes a second set of reports from the recent CROI 2019 conference. These include…

CROI 2019: Are there risks associated with non-prescription PrEP use?

Before generic pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was made available for purchase in Germany with private prescriptions in 2017, non-prescription use of the HIV preventive was a common occurrence. Because PrEP, and…

CROI 2019: Non-adherence to HIV treatment for cost-saving reasons reported by 8% in American study

Much of the excessive cost of prescription drugs in the United States falls on patients, and national surveillance data has now found that this has a real impact on HIV…

CROI 2019: How to Handle Potentially False-Positive HIV Test Results During Pregnancy

Pregnant women frequently undergo successive rapid-result HIV testing to determine status, but there currently aren’t any clear guidelines for how providers should handle discrepant—1 positive and 1 negative—results. Moreover, making…

CROI 2019: Partners of transgender women form a separate HIV risk group, Peruvian study finds

A study from Peru’s capital, Lima, has found that the sexual partners of transgender women there are largely heterosexual, cisgender men who rarely have sex with other men. The study…

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