Antiretroviral Therapy: Treatment-Experienced Patients
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- Use of ART in pts with hx of virologic failure on previous regimen(s).
- Virologic suppression: confirmed viral load (VL) below limit of assay detection.
- Virologic failure (VF): two consecutive VL > 200 c/ml after 24 wks on ART.
- Immunologic failure: failure to achieve and maintain adequate CD4 increase despite viral suppression.