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Issue No. 15 | August 22, 2019

News and Features

Visit AIDSinfo to Explore Infographics on HIV-Related Topics

Did you know that AIDSinfo creates HIV infographics? These infographics use easy-to-understand language and clear visuals, making them ideal for anyone interested in learning about HIV. The infographics can be used by health care providers to explain important HIV-related concepts to their patients.

AIDSinfo’s infographics cover a wide range of topics. Some contain basic information about HIV and antiretroviral therapy:

While others take an in-depth look at what patients need to know in order to live longer, healthier lives with HIV:
Other topics include HIV and birth control, therapeutic HIV vaccines, and the difference between pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).

Explore the full library of HIV infographics on AIDSinfo’s website.

Visit infoSIDA for Spanish-language versions of these infographics.

Updates to the Giardiasis Section of the Pediatric Opportunistic Infections Guidelines

The Giardiasis section of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children has been updated. There are no major changes to the guidance for the diagnosis and management of giardiasis in children and adolescents living with HIV. Minor updates to the main text of the section include information on new diagnostic methodologies and additional details on the approach to diagnosis when giardiasis is suspected but stool testing is negative. The section has been updated to reflect the new recommendation rating system and references were added.