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CDC Outlines Options for HIV-Discordant Couples Who Want to Conceive Free

HIV-discordant couples — in which only one partner is HIV-infected — have several options for attempting to conceive while minimizing the uninfected partner's risk, the CDC reports in MMWR.

Drug Watch / Vaccine Watch

Single-Dose Live Oral Cholera Vaccine: ACIP Recommendations

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends a single dose of vaccine for certain adult travelers to areas with active cholera transmission.

HIV and ID Observations Blog

On Father’s Day, A Rumination on Families with Lots of Doctors Free

Dr. Paul Sax shares how his family dynamics have been shaped by the number of physicians in his family.

Guideline Watch

2017 U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule

Small changes have been made to human papillomavirus and meningococcal vaccination schedules.

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis

Treatment options are limited, and supporting evidence generally is poor.

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

Recommendations on TB testing incorporate recent evidence on using an interferon-gamma release assay for latent TB and nucleic acid amplification testing for active TB.