The use of highly active retroviral therapy to reduce HIV incidence at the population level

Anema, Aranka; Wood, Evan; Montaner, Julio S. G.
July 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The author expresses his views on the highly active antiretroviral therapy as a possible drug in reducing human immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV) at population level. The author cites clinical trials showing that antiretroviral therapy has successfully prevents transmission of HIV from mother to child by lowering maternal plasma concentrations. The author also presented a table showing potential challenges and successes of the therapy to all people with HIV indication.


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