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oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Antiretroviral therapy : the basics : clinical

 

Abstract

ART should not be started too early in the course of the disease. <BR>Pre-treatment evaluation and counselling is necessary. <BR>Initiation of therapy is based on the clinical status and CD&lt;SUB&gt;4&lt;/SUB&gt; count. <BR>Psychosocial factors should also be taken into account. <BR>Three classes of antiretrovirals are available in SA. Use of three antiretrovirals in combination is necessary. <BR>The goal of ART is to suppress viraemia and improve quality of life.

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2006-01-01
2016-12-04
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