What conferences did you miss in February? Review them here.
In the last month, MDLinx editors covered a number of interesting and cutting edge conferences, including those on retroviruses and opportunistic infections, critical care medicine, pain medicine, multiple sclerosis, rheumatology, and stroke. Highlights of some of these conferences are described here. As reported at the 23rd Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, which was held in Boston, MA, February 22-25, between 2004 and 2010, the percentage of HIV-positive patients who were screened for Neisseria (NG) and Chlamydia (CT) increased from 22% to 39%. “As NG/CT testing increased, the test positivity also increased, yielding an overall improvement in case detection in […]