8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention*

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July 19-22, 2015; Vancouver, Canada
CCO is the official provider of online scientific analysis for the 2015 International AIDS Society meeting, through Capsule Summaries, downloadable slides, and faculty analysis of key studies.

Prevention, HCV Coinfection, and Other Highlights


In this randomized, open-label trial, the number of externally verified TB diagnoses was higher among patients who received empiric TB treatment vs those who received only isoniazid preventive therapy at ART initiation.

Released: July 22, 2015

During a 10-year period, immediate ART was associated with a 93% reduction in the risk of HIV transmission between serodiscordant couples when compared with initiating ART after CD4+ cell counts dropped to 250.

Released: July 22, 2015

Suboptimal adherence to required doses reduced with daily, time-driven, and event-driven dosing strategies, suggesting additional interventions needed to optimize PrEP adherence in this population.

Released: July 22, 2015

Although daily PrEP was associated with higher adherence and drug concentrations than were time-driven and event-driven PrEP, time-driven PrEP was associated with high drug coverage and required fewer doses.

Released: July 23, 2015

In this Canadian retrospective analysis, no cases of mother-to-child HIV transmission occurred among 18 women who received raltegravir during pregnancy because of concerns regarding risk of vertical transmission (drug resistance, detectable HIV-1 RNA, late ART initiation).

Released: July 23, 2015

Higher SVR12 rates were observed regardless of previous HCV treatment experience or presence of cirrhosis; lower response rates observed in black vs nonblack patients.

Released: July 24, 2015

SVR12 rates with grazoprevir/elbasvir in HCV/HIV-coinfected patients comparable to those of HCV-monoinfected patients with no impact on HIV disease or serious treatment-related adverse events.

Released: July 26, 2015

Adherence was relatively high but varies according to study site and participant race; HIV-1 incidence rate was low at 0.43/100 person-years.

Released: July 23, 2015

Black MSM had the lowest adherence levels across the study and a sharp drop off in adherence occurred among all participants between Week 12 and Week 24, corresponding to a reduced frequency of study visits beginning at Week 12.

Released: July 28, 2015
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