Four cycles of ABV plus HAART
in HIV-positive patients achieved good medium-term survival in patients with KS.
Furthermore, there are few studies in Brazil that evaluate the factors associated with low adherence and the quality of life of patients undergoing HAART
. (14,15) Therefore, the main objective of this study was to define the clinical-demographic and psychological characteristics as well as quality of life and beliefs about HAART
of the patients who present poor adherence to HAART
, and evaluate the relation of some of these characteristics to adherence and quality of life.
As Tanzania scales up HAART
to all HIV-infected individuals country-wide through the "test and treat" strategy, it is critical to understand the proportion of HIV-related body fat maldistribution among HIV-infected people on treatment, so as to design and institute interventions that will minimize the riskfor lipodystrophy.
showed a rapid decline in CMV DNA levels in the blood after initiation of HAART
in HIV patients .
Whole blood specimens (5-8 mL each) were collected from the all subjects at the initiation and 3 months after starting HAART
. Moreover, for the IRIS group, blood specimens were collected at the diagnosis time point of IRIS and 1 month after HAART
for the non-IRIS group.
Out of the three hundred and eighty-four (384) participants, the majority (69.8%) were females in both the HAART
and the HAART
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To evaluate the difference in haematological abnormalities in HIV patients on HAART
treatment compared to patients not on treatment.
Although incidence and mortality have decreased in the era of HAART
, cryptococcal meningitis remains an important cause of mobility and mortality in the AIDS population especially in the developing world (4).
During the same period, effective HAART
was expanded throughout the province, with the proportion of prevalent HIV-infected individuals on HAART
increasing from 34% to 52% (Figure 1D).
For this analysis, we stratified antiretroviral treatments into 4 categories: (1) HAART
, (2) "old HAART
" (3) any antiretroviral therapy ("any ART"), and (4) "no ART" HAART
was defined as current standard HAART
regimens of two or more nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) plus at least a boosted protease inhibitor or a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) or an integrase strand transfer inhibitor (raltegravir) or salvage regimen.
Overall, the proportion of TB-HIV cases decreased from 1,343 (9.2%) of 14,640 in the pre-HAART era to 1,254 (5.3%) of 23,812 in late HAART
In addition, with the advent of HAART
, HIV-positive individuals are living longer, resulting in an increasing proportion of HIV and AIDS diagnoses in adults 50 years of age and older (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007; Hardy & Vance, 2009).
Such a combination of three (or more) anti-retroviral drugs is called Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART
role of certain genes among Omani AIDS patients on anti-retroviral treatment (HAART