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HIV treatment effective for infants in resource-limited settings

By Linea Rowe | 17 Jul, 2008

HIV therapy in resource-limited settings can be a success in infants, with effective virological suppression and high adherence, report South African investigators in the July 11th edition of AIDS. With this evidence the expansion of treatment programmes to include the very young is now warranted, write the investigators, and they urge quick action so that HIV-positive infants around the globe can benefit from the same successes seen in the developed world.

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    Summary: HIV therapy in resource-limited settings can be a success in infants, with effective virological suppression and high adherence, report South African investigators in the July 11th edition of AIDS. With this evidence the expansion of treatment programmes to include the very young is now warranted, write the investigators, and they urge quick action so that HIV-positive infants around the globe can benefit from the same successes seen in the developed world.

    Source: NAM AIDSmap

    Language: English

    Keywords: infants

 

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