2018 Abstracts and Posters

All accepted abstracts for HIV & Hepatitis in the Americas 2018 have been published on-line as a supplement to the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS). To access the supplement and view the abstracts please click here

To view the accepted Scientific Posters presented at the 2018 Congress in Mexico City please click on the links below.

Comorbidities and Complications of Disease and/or Treatment

P001 Dynamics of CD4 lymphocytes in patients infected by HIV with non-Hodgkin lymphoma Alatorre Fernández, P*; Volkow, P

P002 Renal function in perinatally HIV-1-infected patients Al Hammoud, R*; Perez, N; Rodriguez, G; Benjamins, L; Del Bianco, G; Murphy, J; Heresi, G

P003 Frequency and distribution of cardiometabolic comorbidities in clinically stable HIV patients on long-term ARV therapy in Lima-Callao, Peru Hidalgo, J*; Florez, A; Agurto, C; Pinedo, Y; Ayarza, R; Rodriguez, L; La Rosa, A; Gutierrez, R

P004 Renal insufficiency in HIV/AIDS patients: 5-year experience in an intensive care unit Chediack, V; Ricart, J*; Sanchez Cunto, M; Dominguez, C; Mammoliti, G; Yesica, L; Nano, M; Gonzalez, L; Fernandez, J; Cunto, E; Nogueras, C

P005 AIDS-related pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in an intensive care unit: a descriptive study Ricart, J*; Sanchez Cunto, M; Chediack, V; Dominguez, C; Gregori Sabelli, R; Cortez, E; Fernandez, J; Velasquez Lopez, P; Caceres, S; Cunto, E

P006 Latin American prospective cohort of adult HIV-positive patients (LATINA): factors associated with presenting symptoms at diagnosis Rodriguez Loria, G*; Mosqueda, L; Andrade Villanueva, J; Losso, M; Viloria, G; Hercilla, L; Mantilla Suárez, M; Lopardo, G; Michaan, M; Sanchez, M; Belloso, W

P007 Latin American prospective cohort of adult HIV-positive patients (LATINA): 2017 baseline characteristics update Rodriguez Loria, G*; Mosqueda, L; Andrade Villanueva, J; Losso, M; Viloria, G; Hercilla, L; Mantilla Suárez, M; Lopardo, G; Michaan, M; Sanchez, M; Belloso, W

P008 Comorbidities in a sample of HIV-positive adults in Colombia. Sub-analysis of patients younger than 50 years Martínez, P; Ruiz, J; Beltran, C; Rojas, M; Leon, S*; Lenis, W

P009 Problems related to medication and clinical characteristics in patients older than 50 years with HIV/AIDS newly diagnosis Hoyos Pulgarin, J*; Ramirez Briñez, F; Restrepo, C; Quiceno, A; Alzate, J

P010 Cardiovascular risk in elderly patients with HIV. Comparison of Framingham versus D:A:D cardiovascular risk calculators López Hernandez, M*

HIV/Hepatitis Co-infection

P011 Real-world effectiveness of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir (LDV/SOF) for 8 weeks in patients co-infected with HCV and HIV-1 Buggisch, P; Moreno, A; Isakov, V; Backus, L; Ain, D; Gonzalez-Garcia, J; Naik, S; Mehta, S; Lee, J; Mertens, M; Llewellyn, J; Natha, M; Kersey, K; Osinusi, A; Slim, J; Zhdanov, K; Berenguer, J; Zeuzem, S; Mendez-Navarro, J*

P012 HCV treatment in HIV/HCV co-infection in Brazil, 2016–2017 Monzani Vivaldini, S*; Santos, M; Carlos Almeida, E; Alvarenga Pinto, F; Neri Gomes, J; Fernandes, N; Argia Basile Cattapan, E; Jacintho Mendes Correa, M; Moreira Rick, F; Mendes Pereira, G; Tonini, K; Oliveira Bernard, A; Schwartz Benzaken, A

P013 Investigation of the increasing number of hepatitis A cases among men in the biggest city in Latin America in 2017 Jorge de Queiroz, M; Alvarenga Pinto, F*; Abrahão Ribeiro, R; Monzani Vivaldini, S; de Almeida Coelho, R; Mendes Pereira, G

P015 HBV monoinfection and HIV/HBV co-infection in Brazil: what are the differences? Alvarenga Pinto, F*; Alves de Souza, F; Santos, M; Monzani Vivaldini, S; Jorge de Queiroz, M; Almeida, E; Mendes Pereira, G

P016 Monitoring hepatitis B and C infections among HIV patients: a proposed model for a cascade of care in viral hepatitis in the Dominican Republic Tapia, L; Peña, P; Matos, Y; Valerio, K; Muñoz, M; Ledesma, J; Jimenez, M; Paulino-Ramirez, R*

HIV and Tuberculosis

P019 Severe HIV-associated pulmonary tuberculosis, 2006–2016 Ricart, J*; Sanchez Cunto, M; Gregori Sabelli, R; Dominguez, C; Saul, P; Chomyn, J; Nano, M; Chacon, N; Chediack, V; Cunto, E

HIV and Women, Including MTCT

P022 Prevalence of comorbid conditions in a cohort of women living with HIV in Argentina Mauas, R*; Laurido, M; Cabral, L; Cacciari, V; Cassetti, I

P023 Factors associated with virological failure in women with HIV Cabrera, T*; Ramos, U; Nava, C; Almaraz, A; Badial Hernández, F; Langarica, E; Gonzalez, A

HIV and Vulnerable Populations

P024 Overview of healthcare linkage, retention and adherence in young people living with HIV in Brazil Kolling, A*; Camelo Madeira de Moura, M; da Silva Netto, J; Vianna Brizolara, R; Pati Pascom, A; de Barros Perini, F; Schwartz Benzaken, A

P025 Retention in care trends and viral suppression in newly admitted HIV patients in a tertiary centre in Mexico City Barlandas, E; Caro-Vega, Y; Belaunzarán-Zamudio, P; Guerrero-Torres, L; Sierra-Madero, J; Crabtree-Ramírez, B*

P027 Advanced presentation among HIV/AIDS patients despite universal access to antiretroviral therapy in northern Mexico Gonzalez-Fernandez, E*; Medina-Piñon, I; Ramos-Jimenez, J

P028 Live Better Knowing: Brazilian experience with combination prevention through outreach actions in partnership with NGOs Agostinho Calixto, D*; Nelcina Pasini, E; Bernardes Sousa, C; Giugliani, S; Schwartz Benzaken, A

P029 Cardiovascular risk assessment in transgender women in a HIV/STI clinic in a public hospital in Argentina Ballivian, J*; Toibaro, J; Viloria, G; Ivalo, S; Losso, M

P032 Hack Health Project: new strategies to expand knowledge on combination prevention among Brazilian youngsters Callisto, D*; de Sousa, C

P033 Co-occurring psychosocial problems in transgender women living with HIV enrolled in a clinical trial in Argentina Aristegui, I; Radusky, P; Zalazar, V; Frola, C; Cardozo, N; Gun, A; Fojo, E; Romero, M; Cahn, P; Sued, O*

Models of Care/Scale-Up of Treatment

P035 The continuum of care among very immunosuppressed (less than 100 CD4+ cells) patients in an outpatient clinic in Mexico City: gaps in diagnosis, linkage and retention in care Piñeirúa-Menendez, A*; Del Hoyo, M; Osorno González de León, F; Badial Hernández, F; Niño-Vargas, R

P036 Prolonged hospital stay and associated factors in patients receiving care in a HIV/AIDS clinic in Mexico City Lara-Medrano, R*; Camiro-Zúñiga, A; Caro-Vega, Y; Crabtree-Ramírez, B; Sierra-Madero, J; Belaunzarán-Zamudio, P

P038 HIV clinical monitoring in the southern region of Brazil Mendes Pereira, G; Abrahão Ribeiro, R*; Alvarenga Pinto, F

P039 Advances in the management model for the provision of HIV genotyping services in Brazil Kohiyama, I*; Alonso, J; Pinho, R; Villares, M; Pires, A

P040 Reduction of errors during the pre-analytical process for the collection of HIV samples in Mexican centres: a pilot study of a new software strategy implementation Rodriguez-Diaz, R*; Ramos-Hinojosa, A; Orta-Resendiz, A; Angulo-Medina, L; Gomez-Cuellar, J; Sierra-Madero, J; Soto-Ramirez, L

P041 The ‘no-show’ patients in HIV clinical care Sandoval, M*; Kundro, M; Losso, M

P042 Contribution of SISCEL/SICLOM systems for PLHA monitoring: CTA/environmental dermatology experience/SES/RS in Brazil Machado Alves, D*; Both, N; Torres de Carvalho, F; Alnoch, E; Castoldi, L; Canterle, G

Non-AIDS Morbidities and Mortality, and Ageing

P045 Evaluation of cardiovascular risk factors in HIV patients in a public hospital Martini, S*; Falak, A; Aguilar, A; Sued, O; Cahn, P; Perez, H

P046 In which geographic areas should actions be targeted to reduce HIV/AIDS mortality in Mexico? An analysis of this magnitude, distribution and trends by Jurisdicción Sanitaria, 1990–2015 Bravo-García, E; Magis-Rodríguez, C*; Palacios-Martínez, M; Guarneros-Soto, N

Treatment Strategies and Outcomes

P050 Monitoring HIV care in Brazil: a national strategy to reduce the HIV treatment gap Vianna Brizolara, R*; Kolling, A; da Silva Netto, J; Camelo Madeira de Moura, M; de Barros Perini, F; Schwartz Benzaken, A

P051 Time of initiation of treatment of people living with HIV Uesono, J*; Eri Shimizu, H; Diáz Bermudez, X; Merchan-Hamann, E; Moreira Rick, F; Pati Pas, A

P052 Salvage antiretroviral therapy for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in patients failing a first-line regimen: experience from a national peer advisory committee for physicians in Mexican HIV clinics Sánchez-Domínguez, J*; Ramírez-Hinojosa, J; Figueroa-Morales, A; Rivera-Villegas, H; Larrea-Schiavon, S; Calva, J; and the CORESAR Study Group

P053 Real-life use of raltegravir: experience from Hospital Guillermo Almenara, Lima, Peru Malpartida, O; Pérez-Lazo, G; Collins, J*; and the Almenara Hospital AIDS Working Group Medicina Interna 1-Infectología

Viral Hepatitis

P059 Analysis of risk factors associated with hepatitis B infection in Paraná correctional institutions in Brazil Ferreto, L*; Follador, F; Vieira, A; Bento Casaril, K; Coelho, H; Torres, R; Frois, J; Amaral, G; Yamada, R

P060 Anti-HCV seroprevalence and risk factors of HCV infection in penitentiaries in Paraná, Brazil Ferreto, L*; Follador, F; Vieira, A; Coelho, H; Yamada, R; Torres, R; Frois, J; Amaral, G

P062 Hepatitis B: detection rates and vaccination coverage in Brazil in 2016 Alvarenga Pinto, F*; Santos, M; de Almeida Coelho, R; Monzani Vivaldini, S; Mendes Pereira, G; Schwartz Benzaken, A

Virology and Immunology

P065 Plasma cytokines levels in patients with disseminated Kaposi sarcoma with syphilis and infectious AIDS-defining events Volkow, P; Ramon-Luing, L; Chávez-Galán, L; Cornejo-Juárez, P; Vilar-Compte, D; Ocaña-Guzmán, R; Islas-Muñoz, B*

P066 Co-receptor tropism determined by genotypic assay in HIV-1 non-B subtypes circulating in Cuba. Implications for pathogenesis and maraviroc resistance Kourí, V*; Pérez, L; Martínez, Y; Aleman, Y; Diaz, D; Han, R; Pintos, Y; Mendez, M; Soto, Y; Baños, Y; Caturla, Y; Fonseca, C; Pérez, J; Hengge, U

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