antiretroviral


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an·ti·ret·ro·vi·ral

 (ăn′tē-rĕt′rō-vī′rəl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Destroying or inhibiting the replication of retroviruses.
n.
An antiretroviral drug.

antiretroviral

(ˈæntɪˈrɛtrəʊˌvaɪrəl)
adj
(Pharmacology) inhibiting the process by which a retrovirus replicates
n
(Pharmacology) any retroviral drug: used to treat diseases caused by retroviruses, such as HIV
Translations

antiretroviral

adj & n antirretroviral m
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Reaching and keeping an undetectable viral load are the main goals of antiretroviral therapy.
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This study highlights that oral lesions especially oral candidiasis are decreased after antiretroviral therapy while some lesions especially oral pigmentation has been significantly increased which may be due to the side effects of this therapy.
In all study areas, participants with positive test results could go to a study clinic to have their results confirmed and begin antiretroviral therapy if eligible (i.e., if their CD4 cell count was lower than 350 cells/[mm.sup.3], they were in clinical stage 3 or 4, or they were pregnant or breastfeeding).
Henrich said that through this research they have discovered that the HIV reservoir is deeper and more persistent than previously known and that the current standards of probing for HIV may not be sufficient to inform if long-term HIV remission is possible if antiretroviral therapy is stopped.
In its first consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral therapy to treat HIV, WHO estimated that earlier treatment could prevent 3 million deaths and 3.5 million new HIV infections between now and 2025.
In July 2010, the child was born to an HIV-infected mother who had not received antiretroviral therapy.
WHO guidelines issued in 2009 recommended antiretroviral therapy for people with a CD4 cell count below 350 cells/m[m.sup.3] and for all HIV-positive individuals with TB.
Complications of HIV and antiretroviral treatment are particularly important to identify--and separate from traditional risk factors--in aging HIV-positive populations.
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Despite this progress, there remains a significant unmet need for antiretroviral treatment in South Africa; monitoring of antiretroviral coverage is therefore important to identify where the shortfall is greatest and to quantify coverage according to different definitions of 'need'.