Use of protease inhibitors was associated with higher rates of liver aminotransferase elevations in patients with HIV; however, severe acute liver injury was uncommon with all antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens, concluded a retrospective cohort study presented at IDWeek 2016.

Among men who have sex with men (MSM), pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection is associated with increased risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections (STIs), show results of a meta-analysis presented at IDWeek 2016. That could lead to antibiotic-resistant STIs, the authors warn.