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Adult Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines 2014

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Corporate author: 
Southern African HIV Clinicians Society
Publication details: 
South Africa, Southern African HIV Clinicians Society, 2014
Publication in: 
SAJHIVMED; December 2014, Vol. 15, No. 4

These guidelines are intended as an update to those published in the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine in 2012. The document consists of the following topics on ARV treatment in their sequence: Key Principles; Goals of ART; Standards of Care; Antiretroviral (ARV) agents: Classes and Mechanisms of Action; ARV Agents Currently Available in Southern Africa; Indications for Initiating ART; Investigations Prior to Starting ART; Initial ART Regimens for the Previously Untreated Patient; Laboratory Monitoring for ART Efficacy; Defining ART Failure; Indications for Changing ART among other topics.