HIV treatment guidelines revised

Traynor, Kate
January 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p94
Academic Journal
The article discusses the revised U.S. guidelines for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and adolescents and contain debatable points where experts disagree. The revised guidelines consist of several changes including usage of viral genotype and phenotype tests to guide therapy. Antiretroviral treatment is recommended for patients with CD4+ T-cell counts between 350 and 500 cells/ mm3 and four preferred antiretroviral regimens for treatment naive patients.


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