Corpus ID: 9734640

Why the fat lady hasn't sung: the limits of HAART.

  title={Why the fat lady hasn't sung: the limits of HAART.},
  author={L. J. Martinez},
  journal={Research initiative, treatment action : RITA},
  volume={5 5},
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
Despite the promise of highly active antiretroviral therapies (HAART) to potentially suppress HIV, the ability of the virus to hide in reservoirs makes HIV difficult to eradicate. The virus' ability to remain latent in cells, and continue to replicate, makes targeting and eliminating known reservoirs only a partial solution. Recognizing the continuing multiplication of viral cells may alter future treatment strategies. Following the theory of David Ho, MD, implementation of HAART produces a… Expand