Antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral suppression in HIV-infected drug users: comparison of self-report and electronic monitoring.

@article{Arnsten2001AntiretroviralTA,
  title={Antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral suppression in HIV-infected drug users: comparison of self-report and electronic monitoring.},
  author={Julia H Arnsten and Penelope A. Demas and Homayoon Farzadegan and Richard W. Grant and Marc N. Gourevitch and Chee Jen Chang and Donna L. Buono and Haftan Eckholdt and Andrea A. Howard and Ellie E. Schoenbaum},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1417-23}
}
To compare electronically monitored (MEMS) with self-reported adherence in drug users, including the impact of adherence on HIV load, we conducted a 6-month observational study of 67 antiretroviral-experienced current and former drug users. Adherence (percentage of doses taken as prescribed) was calculated for both the day and the week preceding each of 6 research visits. Mean self-reported 1-day adherence was 79% (median, 86%), and mean self-reported 1-week adherence was 78% (median, 85… CONTINUE READING
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