Adherence to drug-refill is a useful early warning indicator of virologic and immunologic failure among HIV patients on first-line ART in South Africa.

Affordable strategies to prevent treatment failure on first-line regimens among HIV patients are essential for the long-term success of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa. WHO recommends using routinely collected data such as adherence to drug-refill visits as early warning indicator...

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Main Authors: Ziad El-Khatib, David Katzenstein, Gaetano Marrone, Fatima Laher, Lerato Mohapi, Max Petzold, Lynn Morris, Anna Mia Ekström
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2011-03-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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