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Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

This update covers combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir, and another direct-acting antiviral for hepatitis C, as well as the approval of a non-invasive test to aid in the diagnosis of gastroparesis. ... A warning about combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir
June 2015

Keep up with vaccine recommendations

Meanwhile, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has also updated recommendations for existing vaccines against pertussis and hepatitis B. ... He added that it is the second vaccine available that also prevents forms of cancer
September 2013

How does Tanzania take care of its people?

Vaccination for measles, mumps, rubella, polio, BCG for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, diptheria, pertussis and tetanus are all available and encouraged. ... I also saw patients who had been identified with hypertension and renal failure (one 90 year old
December 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Red, scaly skin lesions

Hepatitis C virus antibody assay. D. HLA-B27 testing. E. Serologic testing for HIV antibodies. ... Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and hepatitis C virus infection may have musculoskeletal and cutaneous manifestations.
March 2011

6 keys to managing the cirrhotic inpatient

Vaccinate for viral hepatitis. “If somebody comes in and you notice they haven't been vaccinated for viral hepatitis, it's important to do that,” Dr. ... Young said. Check for immunity by looking for hepatitis B surface antibody and hepatitis A
July 2015

Water, hand sanitization and other technologies to avoid spreading sickness

Unfortunately hepatitis A and E, which cause lots of bad disease in developing countries, are not removed by ceramic filters and can be present and infectious in water.
December 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Joint pain, rash, and weakness

She has chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C viral infection. She takes no medication. ... Mixed cryoglobulinemia arising from chronic hepatitis C viral infection resolves after treatment and eradication of the virus.
June 2019

Personal genomics--maybe an excellent idea?

There are SNPs associated with higher risk of an adverse reaction to warfarin, statins or certain drugs for HIV or hepatitis C.
December 2019

Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

This issue covers topics such as bariatric surgery, care for patients in an urban environment, and screening options for hepatitis C. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported, according to
January 2016

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

Chronic hepatitis C may get a lot of press, but it isn't the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S. ... Torres, MD, told an audience of Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 attendees at her session, “Evolving Paradigms in Chronic Hepatitis.”.
July 2016

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