Reducing Viral Load Measurements to Once a Year in Patients on Stable, Virologically Suppressive Cart Regimen: Findings from the Australian HIV Observational Database

Mashid Rafiee, Azar Kariminia, Stephen T Wright, Graham Mills, Ian John Woolley, Don Edward Smith, David J Templeton, Matthew Law, Kathy Petoumenos

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Reducing viral-load measurements to annual testing in virologically suppressed patients increases the estimated mean time those patients remain on a failing regimen by 6 months. This translates to an increase in the proportion of patients with at least one Thymidine Analogue Mutation from 10% to 32% over one year.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1000383
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of AIDS & Clinical Research
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014

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