HPTN 052 Study Stopped Early: Significant Reduction in HIV Transmission From Early Use of HIV Treatment in Serodifferent Partners
August 31, 2011
Although more detailed results have since been presented (see earlier report from IAS Rome conference earlier in this issue), the following summary information was reported as a press release from the U.S. NIAID.
Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052): 96% reduction in HIV transmission, according to study conducted by HIV Prevention Trials Network
Men and women infected with HIV reduced the risk of transmitting the virus to their sexual partners through initiation of oral antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to findings from a large multinational clinical study conducted by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), a global partnership dedicated to reducing the transmission of HIV through cutting-edge biomedical, behavioral, and structural interventions.View Full Article
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