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Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and women.
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis is a promising approach for preventing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in heterosexual populations. METHODS We conducted aExpand
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Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa and North America: a meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Adherence to antiretroviral therapy is a powerful predictor of survival for individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS. Concerns about incomplete adherence amongExpand
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Adherence to HAART: A Systematic Review of Developed and Developing Nation Patient-Reported Barriers and Facilitators
Background Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) medication is the greatest patient-enabled predictor of treatment success and mortality for those who have access to drugs. WeExpand
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Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders
Objective:There is limited evidence on whether growing mobile phone availability in sub-Saharan Africa can be used to promote high adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART). This study tested theExpand
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Barriers to Antiretroviral Adherence for Patients Living with HIV Infection and AIDS in Botswana
Background: Botswana has the highest rate of HIV infection in the world, estimated at 36% among the population aged 15‐49 years. To improve antiretroviral (ARV) treatment delivery, we conducted aExpand
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Adherence to protease inhibitors, HIV-1 viral load, and development of drug resistance in an indigent population
ObjectiveTo examine the relationship between adherence, viral suppression and antiretroviral resistance in HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed people on protease inhibitor (PI) therapy.Expand
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Routine HIV Testing in Botswana: A Population-Based Study on Attitudes, Practices, and Human Rights Concerns
Background The Botswana government recently implemented a policy of routine or “opt-out” HIV testing in response to the high prevalence of HIV infection, estimated at 37% of adults. Methods andExpand
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Adherence is not a barrier to successful antiretroviral therapy in South Africa
Objective: to determine adherence of an indigent African HIV‐infected cohort initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART); to identify predictors of incomplete adherence (< 95%) and virologic failure (>Expand
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Non-adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy predicts progression to AIDS.
The introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has produced a dramatic reduction in mortality among HIV-infected individuals [1–4]. Whereas the level of adherence to HAART isExpand
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The Major Genetic Determinants of HIV-1 Control Affect HLA Class I Peptide Presentation
Getting HIV Under Control Approximately 1 in 300 people infected with HIV are HIV “controllers” who are able to maintain long-term control of the virus without medication and who do not progress toExpand
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