Antiretroviral Treatment Breaks Limit CD4 Count Gains and Raise Death Risk

March 2011
HIV Treatment ALERTS!;Mar2011, p3
The article presents a study on the effect of antiretroviral therapy on HIV patients in Switzerland. It shows that there are fewer CD4 cells in patients who interrupted their antiretroviral therapy and they have an increased risk of death and new AIDS diseases. According to the study, the risk of a new AIDS disease rose when the overall interruption of antiretroviral therapy increased.


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