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2 AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
1 Am J Med
2 Ann Intern Med
2 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
2 Blood
6 Clin Infect Dis
5 J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
1 J Am Acad Dermatol
1 J Clin Invest
2 J Immunol
7 J Infect Dis
1 J Med Virol
1 J Virol
1 Lancet Psychiatry
2 N Engl J Med
2 Nature
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  1. MEYEROWITZ EA, Kim AY, Ard KL, Basgoz N, et al
    Disproportionate burden of COVID-19 among racial minorities and those in congregate settings among a large cohort of people with HIV.
    AIDS. 2020 Jun 25. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002607.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. SHARMA V, Bryant C, Montero M, Creegan M, et al
    Monocyte and CD4+ T-cell antiviral and innate responses associated with HIV-1 inflammation and cognitive impairment.
    AIDS. 2020;34:1289-1301.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses

  3. ACKERLEY CG, Billingsley JM, Tharp G, Amancha PK, et al
    Transgender Women on Feminizing Hormone Therapy Demonstrate a Distinct Rectal Mucosal Transcriptome from Cisgender Men.
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2020 Jul 1. doi: 10.1089/AID.2020.0061.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. JIANG J, Fan Q, Zhang J, Luo M, et al
    A geographic hotspot and emerging transmission cluster of the HIV-1 epidemic among older adults in a rural area of eastern China.
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2020 Jun 29. doi: 10.1089/AID.2019.0293.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Med

    Lymphogranuloma Venereum Should be Ruled Out in Coloproctitis in Individuals Infected with HIV.
    Am J Med. 2020;133:e391.

    Ann Intern Med

  6. TWAHIRWA RWEMA JO, Diouf D, Phaswana-Mafuya N, Rusatira JC, et al
    COVID-19 Across Africa: Epidemiologic Heterogeneity and Necessity of Contextually Relevant Transmission Models and Intervention Strategies.
    Ann Intern Med. 2020 Jun 18. doi: 10.7326/M20-2628.

  7. ROSS JE
    Resident Response During Pandemic: This Is Our Time.
    Ann Intern Med. 2020;172:824-825.

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  8. GEORGI F, Andriasyan V, Witte R, Murer L, et al
    The FDA-approved drug Nelfinavir inhibits lytic cell-free, but not cell-associated non-lytic transmission of human adenovirus.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Jun 29. pii: AAC.01002.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. SMITH SJ, Zhao XZ, Passos DO, Lyumkis D, et al
    HIV-1 Integrase Inhibitors that are active against Drug-Resistant Integrase Mutants.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Jun 29. pii: AAC.00611.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  10. RUST BJ, Kean LS, Colonna L, Brandenstein K, et al
    Robust Expansion of HIV CAR T Cells Following Antigen Boosting in ART-Suppressed Nonhuman Primates.
    Blood. 2020 Jul 2. pii: 461264. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020006372.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. LURAIN K, Uldrick TS, Ramaswami R, Polizzotto M, et al
    Treatment of HIV-associated Primary CNS Lymphoma with Antiretroviral Therapy, Rituximab, and High-Dose Methotrexate.
    Blood. 2020 Jul 1. pii: 461242. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020006048.

    Clin Infect Dis

  12. FUNG M, Babik JM
    COVID-19 in Immunocompromised Hosts: What We Know So Far.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 27. pii: 5864040. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. DAS S, Allston A, Opoku J, Kharfen M, et al
    Geographic core areas of coinfections in Washington DC: Recommendations for planning prevention-intervention to mitigate HIV burden.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 29. pii: 5864469. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. MALTEZOU HC, Dedoukou X, Tseroni M, Tsonou E, et al
    SARS-CoV-2 infection in healthcare personnel with high-risk occupational exposure: evaluation of seven-day exclusion from work policy.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 29. pii: 5864498. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. SIGEL K, Swartz T, Golden E, Paranjpe I, et al
    Covid-19 and People with HIV Infection: Outcomes for Hospitalized Patients in New York City.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 28. pii: 5864410. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. TENFORDE MW, Milton T, Rulaganyang I, Muthoga C, et al
    Outcomes of reflex cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) screening in HIV-positive patients with CD4 counts of 100-200 cells/microL in Botswana.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 5865448. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. MANG S, Kaddu-Mulindwa D, Metz C, Becker A, et al
    Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia and SARS-CoV-2 Co-Infection in newly diagnosed HIV-1 infection.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 1. pii: 5865456. doi: 10.1093.

    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr

  18. HARRIS M, Brouillette MJ, Scott SC, Smaill F, et al
    Impact of Loneliness on Brain Health and Quality of Life Among Adults Living With HIV in Canada.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:336-344.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. NERLANDER LM, Handanagic S, Hess KL, Lutnick A, et al
    HIV Prevalence Among Women Who Exchange Sex for Money or Drugs-4 U.S. Cities.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:345-354.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. LI MJ, Su E, Garland WH, Oksuzyan S, et al
    Trajectories of Viral Suppression in People Living With HIV Receiving Coordinated Care: Differences by Comorbidities.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:387-395.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. CANETTI D, Galli L, Gianotti N, Celotti A, et al
    Simplification to High Genetic Barrier 2-Drug Regimens in People Living With HIV Harboring 4-Class Resistance Enrolled in the PRESTIGIO Registry.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020;84:e24-e28.

  22. LANE CE, Widen EM, Collins SM, Young SL, et al
    HIV-exposed, uninfected infants in Uganda experience poorer growth and body composition trajectories than HIV-unexposed infants.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 Jun 24. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002428.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Acad Dermatol

  23. GIESEY RL, Mehrmal S, Uppal P, Delost ME, et al
    Dermatoses of the world: Burden of skin disease and associated socioeconomic status in the world.
    J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jun 25. pii: S0190-9622(20)31177.

    J Clin Invest

  24. DUFOUR C, Gantner P, Fromentin R, Chomont N, et al
    The multifaceted nature of HIV latency.
    J Clin Invest. 2020;130:3381-3390.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Immunol

  25. LIMA NS, Takata H, Huang SH, Haregot A, et al
    CTL Clonotypes with Higher TCR Affinity Have Better Ability to Reduce the HIV Latent Reservoir.
    J Immunol. 2020 Jun 26. pii: jimmunol.1900811. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1900811.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. WENDEL BS, Fu Y, He C, Hernandez SM, et al
    Rapid HIV Progression Is Associated with Extensive Ongoing Somatic Hypermutation.
    J Immunol. 2020 Jun 26. pii: jimmunol.1901161. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1901161.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  27. KINLOCH NN, Ritchie G, Brumme CJ, Dong W, et al
    Suboptimal biological sampling as a probable cause of false-negative COVID-19 diagnostic test results.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 28. pii: 5864227. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. SERRANO-VILLAR S, Sanchez-Carrillo S, Talavera-Rodriguez A, Lelouvier B, et al
    Blood Bacterial Profiles Associated with HIV Infection and Immune Recovery.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 5864897. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. HO HE, Peluso MJ, Margus C, Matias Lopes JP, et al
    Clinical outcomes and immunologic characteristics of Covid-19 in people with HIV.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 5864898. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. POVEDA E, Tabernilla A, Fitzgerald W, Salgado-Barreira A, et al
    Massive release of CD9+ microvesicles in HIV infection, regardless of virologic control.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 5865258. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. CYKTOR JC, Bosch RJ, Mar H, Macatangay BJ, et al
    Male sex and obesity are associated with residual plasma HIV-1 viremia in persons on long-term antiretroviral therapy.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 5865316. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. MAHOMED S, Garrett N, Baxter C, Abdool Karim Q, et al
    Clinical trials of broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for HIV Prevention: A Review.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 5865449. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. VETTER BN, Reipold EI, Ongarello S, Audu R, et al
    Sensitivity and specificity of rapid diagnostic tests for hepatitis C virus with or without HIV coinfection: a multicentre laboratory evaluation study.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 2. pii: 5866494. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Virol

  34. BALENA F, Bavaro DF, Volpe A, Lagioia A, et al
    Influence of HIV-1 V2 sequence variability on bacterial translocation in antiretroviral naive HIV-1 infected patients.
    J Med Virol. 2020 Jul 1. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26246.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Virol

  35. NAKAMURA T, Nakamura T, Amano M, Miyakawa T, et al
    A conformational escape reaction of HIV-1 against an allosteric integrase inhibitor.
    J Virol. 2020 Jul 1. pii: JVI.00486-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00486.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Psychiatry

    Lancet Psychiatry. 2020;7:394.

    N Engl J Med

  37. GINSBURG AS, Mvalo T, Nkwopara E, McCollum ED, et al
    Amoxicillin for 3 or 5 Days for Chest-Indrawing Pneumonia in Malawian Children.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;383:13-23.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. FAUCI AS, Lane HC
    Four Decades of HIV/AIDS - Much Accomplished, Much to Do.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;383:1-4.


  39. LINK JO, Rhee MS, Tse WC, Zheng J, et al
    Clinical targeting of HIV capsid protein with a long-acting small molecule.
    Nature. 2020 Jul 1. pii: 10.1038/s41586-020-2443.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    How environmental racism is fuelling the coronavirus pandemic.
    Nature. 2020;581:241.

    PLoS Med

  41. ROY M, Bolton-Moore C, Sikazwe I, Mukumbwa-Mwenechanya M, et al
    Participation in adherence clubs and on-time drug pickup among HIV-infected adults in Zambia: A matched-pair cluster randomized trial.
    PLoS Med. 2020;17:e1003116.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  42. DER JB, Grint D, Narh CT, Bonsu F, et al
    Where are patients missed in the tuberculosis diagnostic cascade? A prospective cohort study in Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230604.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. CULBERT GJ, Waluyo A, Earnshaw VA
    Exploring the acceptability of HIV partner notification in prisons: Findings from a survey of incarcerated people living with HIV in Indonesia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234697.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. JACOB N, Rice B, Kalk E, Heekes A, et al
    Utility of digitising point of care HIV test results to accurately measure, and improve performance towards, the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235471.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. MAHAPATRA B, Walia M, Patel SK, Battala M, et al
    Sustaining consistent condom use among female sex workers by addressing their vulnerabilities and strengthening community-led organizations in India.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235094.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. BUNYASI EW, Mulenga H, Luabeya AKK, Shenje J, et al
    Regional changes in tuberculosis disease burden among adolescents in South Africa (2005-2015).
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235206.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. OTIENDE VA, Achia TN, Mwambi HG
    Bayesian hierarchical modeling of joint spatiotemporal risk patterns for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234456.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. MUYINDIKE WR, Fatch R, Cheng DM, Emenyonu NI, et al
    Tuberculin skin test positivity among HIV-infected alcohol drinkers on antiretrovirals in south-western Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235261.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. STEVENSON KA, Podewils LJ, Zishiri VK, Castro KG, et al
    HIV prevalence and the cascade of care in five South African correctional facilities.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235178.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. SHAKYA P, Sawada T, Zhang H, Kitajima T, et al
    Factors associated with access to HIV testing among international students in Japanese language schools in Tokyo.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235659.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. ACHWOKA D, Oyugi JO, Mutave R, Munywoki P, et al
    High prevalence of non-communicable diseases among key populations enrolled at a large HIV prevention & treatment program in Kenya.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235606.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  52. CHEN IP, Ott M
    Turning up the heat on HIV-1.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Jun 30. pii: 2010212117.

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