Early antiretroviral therapy reduced HIV-1 transmission in serodiscordant couples

Polis, Michael A.
December 2011
ACP Journal Club;12/20/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 6, p7
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examined the role of early and delayed antiretroviral therapy (ART) in patients with HIV-1 in preventing transmission to uninfected sexual partners and reducing serious conditions. HIV-1 serodiscordant couples who had vaginal or anal intercourse were included in this study. The results show that early therapy reduced transmission and serious clinical events, while delayed therapy became infected with HIV-1.


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