CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Geospatial map provides insight into HIV/hepatitis C mortality rates

Multiple cause methodologies were used to illustrate HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C infection rates in Massachusetts.

Rapid syphilis screening test expands into more health-care settings

The Syphilis Health Check test can now be performed by untrained health-care workers in a variety of nontraditional laboratory settings.

First neonatal SCID screening test approved by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing of the EnLite Neonatal TREC Kit, the first FDA-cleared test to screen for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) in newborns.

Intermittent heroin use worsens HIV

Patients who sporadically used heroin had lower CD4 counts compared with patients who frequently reported heroin use.

Patients can now sue cruise lines for medical malpractice

Prior to the new ruling, cruise lines were immune from medical malpractice lawsuits. Passengers had to sue medical personnel personally.