Adherence to antiretroviral therapy for human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome among drug users: a systematic review.

@article{Malta2008AdherenceTA,
  title={Adherence to antiretroviral therapy for human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome among drug users: a systematic review.},
  author={Monica Siqueira Malta and Steffanie Anne Strathdee and M{\^o}nica Maria Ferreira Magnanini and Francisco I. Bastos},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2008},
  volume={103 8},
  pages={1242-57}
}
AIMS Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is a key predictor of survival for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people. Suboptimal adherence among marginalized populations such as HIV-positive drug users could be associated with clinical failure and the emergence of viral resistance. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of studies assessing adherence to HAART among HIV-positive drug users (DU) and identify factors associated with non-adherence to HIV… CONTINUE READING
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