Clinical significance of transient HIV type-1 viraemia and treatment interruptions during suppressive antiretroviral treatment.

BACKGROUND Transient episodes of HIV type-1 viraemia are frequently observed in patients on suppressive combination antiretroviral therapy (cART). We studied the effect of such episodes and of treatment interruptions on clinical outcome and immunological response. METHODS A total of 3,321 patients from the ATHENA cohort had virological suppression (HIV… CONTINUE READING