When to start ART?
Data from ART-CC
ART to <35
not <375) cells/mm3
is associated with an increased risk of AIDS or death
from Sterne J, et al. 16th CROI; Montreal, Canada; February 8-11, 2009. Abst. 72LB.
Recommendations from guidelines
1. EACS Guidelines for the Clinical
Management and Treatment of HIV-Infected Adults in Europe, October 2008
Available at: http://www.eacs.eu/guide/index.htm, accessed April 8 2009.
2. US DHHS Guidelines 2008; 1–128.
Available at: http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/ContentFiles/AdultandAdolescentGL.pdf, accessed April 8 2009.
3. Hammer S et al, JAMA 2008;300:555–570