Case presentation continued
- Angela was happy on her previous NVP-based regimen and she is keen to restart this
- NVP is reintroduced (after a 14-day low-dose escalation period1) with a backbone of TDF/FTC
- Angela’s CD4 count increases to 1169 cells/mm3 and her viral load is <50 copies/mL
Fictitious case. Case studies are representative only and individual responses may vary
1. DHHS Guidelines. Available at http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/AdultandAdolescentGL.pdf. Accessed March 2011.