Should we try to eliminate HIV epidemics by using a 'Test and Treat' strategy?

@article{Wagner2010ShouldWT,
  title={Should we try to eliminate HIV epidemics by using a 'Test and Treat' strategy?},
  author={Bradley G. Wagner and James S. Kahn and Sally Blower},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={775-6}
}
Current antiretroviral regimens are extremely effective therapies for increasing life expectancy in HIV-infected individuals, and have been shown to be cost-effective as treatment in both resource-rich and resource-limited settings [1]. However, their effectiveness in preventing infection, except in the case from mother-to-child, is unknown. When azidothymidine (AZT) was introduced (over 20 years ago) infectious disease experts hypothesized that antiretrovirals, by reducing viral load, would… CONTINUE READING