• Youth infected with HIV more susceptible to adverse outcomes in adolescence, young adulthood

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Youth who were infected with HIV perinatally who do not strictly adhere to ART as adolescents and young adults were at higher risk of viremia, immunosuppression, CDC-B and CDC-C events and mortality, according to a recent study.“Rates of viremia and immunosuppression have decreased among [perinatally HIV-infected youth ] in the United States since the implementation of effective combination antiretroviral therapy - cART - but may remain higher for older PHIVY,” Anne M. Neilan, MD, MPH, from the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Medical Practice Evaluation Center at Massachusetts...
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