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November 29, 2009

‘Drug holidays’ best predictor of treatment failure, adherence studies find

"Failure to take every dose on time is not a good guide to whether patients will fail their therapy, according to studies from several countries presented at the European AIDS Conference.

"A better guide, and one that correlated with the number of pills taken, was whether patients had taken ‘drug holidays’ defined as at least two days of missed therapy."

Read more in Aidsmap, November 23, 2009.