Adherence to antiretroviral treatment in prisons.

  title={Adherence to antiretroviral treatment in prisons.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Soto Blanco and Isabel Ruiz P{\'e}rez and Antonio Olry De Labry Lima and J M Recio and Eloy L{\'o}pez and Jos{\'e} Joaqu{\'i}n Ant{\'o}n Basanta},
  journal={AIDS research and human retroviruses},
  volume={21 8},
The effectiveness of antiretroviral drugs is closely linked to the degree of adherence. The prison environment has specific characteristics that may affect adherence in HIV-positive patients, so that it may not be possible to extrapolate factors associated with nonadherence in HIV+ patients outside prison. The objective was to analyze the prevalence of nonadherence to antiretroviral treatment in three Spanish prisons, and to examine the relation between a large group of factors and nonadherence… CONTINUE READING