oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Antiretroviral therapy : the basics - : main article

Volume 23, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



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 CD4 count. <br>Psychosocial factors should also be taken into account. <br>Three classes of antiretrovirals are available in SA. <br>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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