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Risks of HIV/AIDS Deaths Increase on Episodic Antiretroviral Therapy

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HIV/AIDS Treatment

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Results from one of the largest HIV/AIDS treatment trials ever conducted show that a specific strategy of interrupting antiretroviral therapy more than doubles the risk of AIDS or death from any cause. In the study, the investigators used two predetermined levels of CD4+ T cells, the primary immune cell targeted by HIV, to guide them in respectively suspending or restarting the study participants on antiretroviral therapy.

A report describing this research