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  1. MOYO F, Mazanderani AH, Murray T, Sherman GG, et al
    Achieving maternal viral load suppression for elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa.
    AIDS. 2021;35:307-316.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. CAZZANIGA A, Scrimieri R, Galli M, Maier J, et al
    Unveiling the basis of antiretroviral therapy-induced osteopenia: the effects of Dolutegravir, Darunavir and Atazanavir on osteogenesis.
    AIDS. 2021;35:213-218.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ANDERSSON E, Ambikan A, Brannstrom J, Aralaguppe SG, et al
    High-throughput sequencing reveals a high prevalence of pretreatment HIV-1 drug resistance in Sweden.
    AIDS. 2021;35:227-234.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. MCENTIRE CRS, Fong KT, Jia DT, Cooper ER, et al
    Central nervous system disease with JC virus infection in adults with congenital HIV.
    AIDS. 2021;35:235-244.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. SALVATORE PP, de Broucker G, Vojnov L, Moss WJ, et al
    Modeling the cost-effectiveness of point-of-care platforms for infant diagnosis of HIV in sub-Saharan African countries.
    AIDS. 2021;35:287-297.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. JOSEPH DAVEY DL, de Villiers L, Evens E
    Importance of rigorous implementation science studies to scale-up evidence-based interventions to end the HIV epidemic in the United States.
    AIDS. 2021;35:335-336.

  7. ROTHERAM-BORUS MJ, Wynn A, Stewart J, Almirol E, et al
    Outcomes of HIV-exposed but uninfected children in South Africa over 5 years.
    AIDS. 2021;35:347-349.

  8. HAMZAH L, Post FA
    Effect of menopause on weight gain, insulin and waist circumference in women with HIV who switch antiretroviral therapy to abacavir/lamivudine/dolutegravir.
    AIDS. 2021;35:349-351.

  9. NTHOBATSANG K, Ncenga TL, Mwangi-Woto C, Wedu TJ, et al
    Lack of RH2 gene expression may have influenced the HIV pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.
    AIDS. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. RITTENHOUSE KJ, Mwape H, Nelson JA, Mwale J, et al
    Maternal HIV, antiretroviral timing, and spontaneous preterm birth in an urban Zambian cohort: the role of local and systemic inflammation.
    AIDS. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. BRANDAO M, Bruzzone M, Franzoi MA, de Angelis C, et al
    Impact of HIV infection on baseline characteristics and survival of women with breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    AIDS. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. LAM JO, Hou CE, Hojilla JC, Anderson AN, et al
    Comparison of dementia risk after age 50 between individuals with and without HIV infection.
    AIDS. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses

  13. WANG X, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Li H, et al
    Phylogenetic analysis of sequences in the HIV database revealed multiple potential circulating recombinant forms in China.
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2021 Jan 3. doi: 10.1089/AID.2020.0190.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. BARIK SK, Bansal AK, Mohanty PS, Tripathy SP, et al
    Detection of drug resistance mutations in the reverse transcriptase gene of HIV-1-infected North Indian population failing first line antiretroviral therapy "A follow-up cohort study".
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2021 Jan 3. doi: 10.1089/AID.2020.0132.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Neurol

  15. HOSSEINZADEH A, Sedighi B, Kermanchi J, Heidari M, et al
    Is the sharp increasing trend of multiple sclerosis incidence real in Iran?
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:7.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  16. AVANZATO VA, Matson MJ, Seifert SN, Pryce R, et al
    Case Study: Prolonged Infectious SARS-CoV-2 Shedding from an Asymptomatic Immunocompromised Individual with Cancer.
    Cell. 2020;183:1901-1912.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  17. NICHOLS BE, Girdwood SJ, Shibemba A, Sikota S, et al
    Cost and Impact of Dried Blood Spot Versus Plasma Separation Card for Scale-up of Viral Load Testing in Resource-limited Settings.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020;70:1014-1020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Polio, AIDS, and Ebola: A Recurrent Ethical Dilemma.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020;70:334-337.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. SAAG MS
    What's All This Fuss I Hear About Viral "Blips"?
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020;70:2710-2711.

  20. BUSTAMANTE EL, Gorensek MJ, Sennhauser SN, Young-Ramsaran JO, et al
    Unusual Brain Lesions Diagnosed From a Cerebrospinal Fluid Wet Preparation in a Patient With AIDS.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020;70:2450-2453.

  21. QUINN CM, Kagimu E, Okirworth M, Bangdiwala AS, et al
    Fujifilm SILVAMP TB LAM assay on cerebrospinal fluid for the detection of tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected adults.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6059780. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1910.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. HUAMAN MA, De Cecco CN, Bittencourt MS, Ticona E, et al
    Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis in Peru and Uganda.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6060062. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1934.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. XIAO J, Bhondoekhan F, Seaberg EC, Yang O, et al
    Serological Responses to Toxoplasma gondii and Matrix Antigen 1 Predict the Risk of Subsequent Toxoplasmic Encephalitis in People Living with HIV.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6060061. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1917.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. COLLINS LF, Sheth AN, Mehta CC, Naggie S, et al
    Incident Non-AIDS Comorbidity Burden among Women with or at-risk for HIV in the U.S.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6060063. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1928.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. TRIANT VA, Gandhi RT
    When Epidemics Collide: Why People with HIV May Have Worse COVID-19 Outcomes and Implications for Vaccination.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 4. pii: 6062462. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1946.

  26. COTTE L, Hocqueloux L, Lefebvre M, Pradat P, et al
    Microelimination or not? The changing epidemiology of HIV-HCV coinfection in France 2012-2018.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5. pii: 6064641. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1940.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. BROGER T, Nicol MP
    A novel bedside rule-in test for tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected adults.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 6. pii: 6065103. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1915.


  28. SHAH S, Hindley L, Hill A
    Are New Antiretroviral Treatments Increasing the Risk of Weight Gain?
    Drugs. 2021 Jan 5. pii: 10.1007/s40265-020-01457.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    HIV Med

  29. XU X, Lin H, Chen X, Zhu B, et al
    Differences in hypertension and prehypertension among people living with and without HIV in China: role of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy.
    HIV Med. 2021 Jan 9. doi: 10.1111/hiv.13040.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. HORN C, Augustin M, Ercanoglu MS, Heger E, et al
    HIV DNA reservoir and elevated PD-1 expression of CD4 T-cell subsets particularly persist in the terminal ileum of HIV-positive patients despite cART.
    HIV Med. 2021 Jan 9. doi: 10.1111/hiv.13031.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. JABLONOWSKA E, Szetela B, Bielecki M, Horban A, et al
    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and late presentation in Poland - data from Test and Keep in Care (TAK) Polska project.
    HIV Med. 2021 Jan 6. doi: 10.1111/hiv.13041.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr

  32. KASPER P, Phiri S, Chaweza T, Tweya H, et al
    Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in PLHIV in Malawi: Preliminary Findings.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:e11-e14.

  33. BOFFA JM, Fisher DA, Mayan MJ, Sauve RS, et al
    Effectiveness of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy to Reduce Tuberculosis Incidence in the Context of Antiretroviral Therapy.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:e14-e17.

  34. SPINELLI MA, Rodrigues WC, Wang G, Vincent M, et al
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 Mar 10. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002322.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. YAGER J, Castillo-Mancilla J, Ibrahim ME, Brooks KM, et al
    Intracellular Tenofovir-Diphosphate and Emtricitabine-Triphosphate in Dried Blood Spots Following Tenofovir Alafenamide: The TAF-DBS Study.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:323-330.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. FELNER JK, Mittal ML, Hoenigl M, Amico KR, et al
    Constructions of HIV Risk Among a Diverse Sample of HIV-Negative Young Men who have Sex with Men who are Repeat Testers.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. MOSHIRI N, Smith DM, Mirarab S
    HIV Care Prioritization using Phylogenetic Branch Length.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. MULATU MS, Wang G, Song W, Keatley J, et al
    HIV Testing, Diagnosis of HIV Infection, Linkage to Medical Care, and Interview for Partner Services among Transgender Persons - United States, 2012-2017.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. MCQUILLAN GM, Kruszon-Moran D, Gu Q, Masciotra S, et al
    Prevalence and trends in HIV infection and testing among adults in the United States: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999-2018.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. OLALI AZ, Sharma A, Shi Q, Hoover DR, et al
    Change in circulating undercarboxylated osteocalcin (ucOCN) is associated with fat accumulation in HIV-seropositive women.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. MOSKOWITZ DA, Moran KO, Matson M, Alvarado-Avila A, et al
    The PrEP cascade in a national cohort of adolescent men who have sex with men.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. MEGGI B, Bollinger T, Zitha A, Mudenyanga C, et al
    Performance of a True Point-of-Care Assay for HIV-1/2 Viral Load Measurement at Antenatal and Postpartum Services.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. HENRY RT, Jiamsakul A, Law M, Losso M, et al
    Factors Associated With And Characteristic of HIV/Tuberculosis Co-Infection: A Retrospective Analysis of SECOND-LINE Clinical Trial Participants.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. STEK C, Buyze J, Menten J, Schutz C, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of the INSHI consensus case definition for the diagnosis of paradoxical tuberculosis-IRIS.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. O'HALLORAN JA, Wang K, Spence AB, Williams DW, et al
    Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitor Start or Switch Impacts Learning in Women with HIV.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  46. STEIN CM, Benchek P, Bartlett J, Igo RP, et al
    Methylome-wide analysis reveals epigenetic marks associated with resistance to tuberculosis in HIV-infected individuals from East Africa.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5. pii: 6064776. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. PILAROWSKI G, Lebel P, Sunshine S, Liu J, et al
    Performance characteristics of a rapid SARS-CoV-2 antigen detection assay at a public plaza testing site in San Francisco.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 4. pii: 6061974. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. GAISA MM, Sigel KM, Deshmukh AA, Lenskaya V, et al
    Comparing Anal Cancer Screening Algorithms Using Cytology and HPV DNA Testing in Three High-risk Populations.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6060069. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. MALTEZOU HC, Raftopoulos V, Vorou R, Papadima K, et al
    Association between upper respiratory tract viral load, comorbidities, disease severity and outcome of patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6060070. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Virol

  50. ZIANI W, Shao J, Wang X, Russell-Lodrigue K, et al
    Increased proviral DNA in circulating cells correlates with plasma viral rebound in SIV-infected rhesus macaques after antiretroviral therapy interruption.
    J Virol. 2021 Jan 6. pii: JVI.02064-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02064.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  51. HELLER HM, Gonzalez RG, Edlow BL, Ard KL, et al
    Case 40-2020: A 24-Year-Old Man with Headache and Covid-19.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;383:2572-2580.

    Pediatr Infect Dis J

  52. BORTLIK M, Copertino DC Jr, Brailey PM, Beckerle GA, et al
    Restriction Factor Expression in Vertically Infected Children Living With HIV-1.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. PATEL ND, Dallas RH, Knapp KM, Flynn PM, et al
    Rapid Start of Antiretroviral Therapy in Youth Diagnosed with HIV Infection.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Med

  54. CHANG LW, Mbabali I, Hutton H, Amico KR, et al
    Novel community health worker strategy for HIV service engagement in a hyperendemic community in Rakai, Uganda: A pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial.
    PLoS Med. 2021;18:e1003475.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  55. SALYANI A, Shah J, Adam R, Otieno G, et al
    Occult hepatitis B virus infection in a Kenyan cohort of HIV infected anti-retroviral therapy naive adults.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244947.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. ATTIKU K, Bonney J, Agbosu E, Bonney E, et al
    Circulation of hepatitis delta virus and occult hepatitis B virus infection amongst HIV/HBV co-infected patients in Korle-Bu, Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244507.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. NESS TE, Streatfield AE, Simelane T, Korsa A, et al
    Evaluating antibiotic use and developing a tool to optimize prescribing in a family-centered HIV clinic in Eswatini.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244247.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. MUCHENE L, Safari W
    Two-stage topic modelling of scientific publications: A case study of University of Nairobi, Kenya.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243208.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. MILLER L, Morar N, Kapiga S, Ramjee G, et al
    Women design their own vaginal microbicide trial: Suggestions on how to improve adherence from former participants of HIV prevention trials.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244652.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. OH KS, Han E
    A comparison of medication adherence and viral suppression in antiretroviral treatment-naive patients with HIV/AIDS depending on the drug formulary.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245185.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. SUGA S, Fujioka K, Nakasone R, Abe S, et al
    Changes in awareness and knowledge concerning mother-to-child infections among Japanese pregnant women between 2012 and 2018.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244945.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. GIRMA D, Assegid S, Gezahegn Y
    Depression and associated factors among HIV-positive youths attending antiretroviral therapy clinics in Jimma town, southwest Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244879.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  63. SHRESTHA P, Davis DA, Jaeger HK, Stream A, et al
    Pomalidomide restores immune recognition of primary effusion lymphoma through upregulation of ICAM-1 and B7-2.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009091.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  64. FERNANDEZ J, Hassen-Khodja C, Georget V, Rose T, et al
    Measuring the subcellular compartmentalization of viral infections by protein complementation assay.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. TAN A, Pak AJ, Morado DR, Voth GA, et al
    Immature HIV-1 assembles from Gag dimers leaving partial hexamers at lattice edges as potential substrates for proteolytic maturation.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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