Results of the STOP-COVID trial, presented at ERS 2022, showed no clinical outcome benefit with the dipeptidyl peptidase-1 (DPP-1) inhibitor brensocatib compared with placebo in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the UK.
The administration of restrictive, compared with standard, intravenous (IV) fluid therapy to patients with septic shock in the intensive care unit (ICU) did not result in a reduction in mortality risk, according to results of the CLASSIC* trial.
A large retrospective study from the US, presented at IDWeek 2021, has shown that the Abbott ID NOW rapid molecular COVID-19 assay is highly sensitive and specific at detecting SARS-CoV-2 infection in a paediatric population.
The triplet combination of bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (B/F/TAF) is as good as dolutegravir + emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (DTG+F/TDF) in terms of efficacy for HIV control but results in better hepatitis B virus (HBV) outcomes in patients with HIV/HBV co-infection, according to results of the phase III ALLIANCE trial presented at IAS 2022.
Bulevirtide at a dose of 2 mg or 10 mg daily induces biochemical and virological response in patients with chronic hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection, according to results of Study MYR301.