Older HIV-infected patients: epidemiology



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Immunological response slower in patients aged 50 years or older 


Monthly CD4+ cell count increases significantly lower in patients aged 50 years or older

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*P <0.0001 for younger than 50 years of age vs 50 years of age or older in all subgroups. Grabar S, et al. AIDS. 2004;18:2029–2038.








Considerations for starting older patients on ART



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