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June 18, 2009

Evolution of CD4+ T Cell Count in HIV-1-Infected Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy with Sustained Long-Term Virological Suppression

"A lower baseline CD4 percentage was associated with both a longer time to reach the CD4 set-point and a lower CD4 count at the CD4 set-point. These findings suggest that CD4 count may continue to increase in some patients after several years of ART. Our results point to an advantage to commencing ART at higher CD4+ T cell strata. These data should be considered when estimating the optimal time to initiate ART."

Read more in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, June 17, 2009.