Pediatric HIV Long-Term Nonprogressors

  title={Pediatric HIV Long-Term Nonprogressors},
  author={Bassam H Rimawi and Ramzy Husam Rimawi and Martine Micallef and Leah C. Pinckney and Sandra L Fowler and Terry C Dixon},
  booktitle={Case reports in infectious diseases},
Patients infected with HIV are best categorized along a continuum from rapid progressors to HIV long-term nonprogressors. Long-term nonprogressors (LTNPs) are those in which AIDS develop many years after being infected with HIV, often beyond the 10-year mark, and represent 15-20% of the HIV infected patients. Many of these patients are able to control their infection and maintain undetectable viral loads for long periods of time without antiretroviral therapy. After a comprehensive literature… CONTINUE READING