ACP Internist Weekly
New recommendations for high-risk outpatients; data on omicron and boosters, breakthrough infections, myocarditis
Allopurinol not associated with increased mortality in patients with CKD, gout
Amid global calls to eliminate viral hepatitis, efforts are underway to screen asymptomatic adults for hepatitis C and overcome barriers to treatment.
A 24-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-week history of weight loss, fever, night sweats, and productive cough, with recently increasing malaise and fatigue. She works in a state prison. She takes no medications. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most appropriate initial treatment?
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