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Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 22, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes with TDF-FTC-ATV/r Similar or Lower Than Other ART Regimens
A recent study finds no difference in risk for adverse birth outcomes between 3 antiretroviral regimens taken by pregnant women with HIV, including TDF-FTC-LPV/r, a regimen that has raised safety concerns in a past trial.
Risk of HIV/AIDS Among Transgender Individuals Remains High, as Testing Rates Are Still Low: Public Health Watch
Data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System indicate two-thirds of transgender men and women have not been tested for HIV/AIDS.
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 15, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Women Living With HIV and Menopause: Bridging the Data Gap
Women living with HIV are at elevated risk for comorbidities as their life expectancy increases. 
Endocarditis Joins HIV and Hepatitis Among Infections Related to Opioid Epidemic: Public Health Watch
Infections associated with the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States apparently know no bounds.
Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea and Other Emerging Issues in STIs
More than 2 million cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in 2016, the highest number of those sexually transmitted infections (STIs) ever reported.
Treating Hepatitis C Virus and HIV Coinfections in Intravenous Drug Users
Unique considerations are called for when caring for intravenous drug users with newly diagnosed HIV/HCV coinfections.