Short- and Long-term Immunological and Virological Outcome in HIV-Infected Infants According to the Age at Antiretroviral Treatment Initiation

Goetghebuer, Tessa ; Le Chenadec, Jerome ; Haelterman, Edwige ; Galli, Luisa ; Dollfus, Catherine ; Thorne, Claire ; Judd, Ali ; Keiser, Olivia ; Ramos, Jose Tomas ; Levy, Jack ; Warszawski, Josiane

In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2012, vol. 54, no. 6, p. 878-881

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    The clinical benefit of antiretroviral therapy in infants is established. In this cohort collaboration, we compare immunological and virological response to treatment started before or after 3 months of age. Early initiation provides a better short-term response, although evolution after 12 months of age is similar in both groups