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Connecticut Inmates With HIV Benefited From Treatment in Prison

April 3, 2014

This article was reported by Healio.

Healio reported on a study of HIV treatment of prison inmates. Jaimie, P. Meyer, MD, of the infectious diseases section of Yale School of Medicine, and colleagues evaluated HIV viral suppression, defined as HIV-1 RNA levels less than 400 copies per milliliter, in 882 HIV-positive inmates confined for 90 days or more in Connecticut Department of Corrections' jails and prisons during 2005-2012. The researchers reviewed data from the correctional facilities' databases, laboratories, and pharmacies to investigate changes in viral load before and after confinement and changes in

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