When to Begin Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy? Evidence Supporting Initiation of Therapy at CD4 + Lymphocyte Counts <350 cells/µµ L

Kaplan, Jonathan E.; Hanson, Debra L.; Cohn, David L.; Karon, John; Buskin, Susan; Thompson, Melanie; Fleming, Patricia; Dworkin, Mark S.
October 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p951
Academic Journal
Assesses the risk of AIDS-related opportunistic illness or death among persons first prescribed highly active antiretroviral therapy in the U.S. Increase of HIV plasma RNA levels; Improvement of the quality of life of HIV-infected persons; Cause of the decrease of CD4[sup +] lymphocyte counts.


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