HAART


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HAART

abbr.
highly active antiretroviral therapy
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Noun1.HAART - a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
NNRTI, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs
NRTI, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs
protease inhibitor, PI - an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
Translations

HAART

abbr highly active antiretroviral therapy. V. therapy.
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O uso da terapia HAART e a generalizacao das profilaxias primaria e secundaria levaram a reducao apreciavel do numero de algumas infeccoes oportunistas, tais como pneumonia pelo Pneumocystis jirovecci, retinite a Citomegalovirus, micobacteriose disseminada pelo complexo Mycobacterium avium, meningite criptococica, Herpes zoster (PALELLA et al.
A considerable proportion of patients with HIV-associated TB but on HAART develop IRIS reactions (11-13).
In 2003, the first case report of leprosy presenting as an IRIS in an HIV infected patient newly started on HAART was published (2) and subsequently other numerous case reports have been published.
The infant received HAART (ZDV, lamivudine and lopinavir/ritonavir) from 8 weeks of age through participation in the Children with HIV Early Antiretroviral therapy (CHER) trial.
Uganda was an early adopter of antiretroviral therapy, and free HAART became accessible to the majority of the population in 2005.
They considered only antepartum treatment, divided into four categories: none, zidovudine monotherapy, dual therapy and HAART.
From 2002 to 2007 (the HAART era) the incidence was 8.
Five weeks after starting HAART his CD4 lymphocyte count had increased to 280 cells/[mm.
Among a group of 46 subjects who eventually decided to reinitiate HAART, there was no significant change in composite neurocognitive scores over 72 weeks of follow-up, although Dr.
Features of metabolic syndrome (abdominal obesity, reduced high-density lipoprotein [HDL] cholesterol, hypertension, and elevated triglycerides and glucose) are even more frequent, affecting as many as 69% of men receiving HAART.
The median CD4 cell count at the initiation of HAART rose from 170 cells per [micro]L in 1995-1996 to 269 cells per [micro]L in 1998, and decreased to about 200 cells per [micro]L in 2002-2003.
When researchers in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) asked eligible women why they weren't taking HAART, 15 percent said their health care professionals hadn't prescribed it.