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HIV Patients Receiving HAART | Immune Restoration (Immune Reconstitution)

Purpose:

To determine if an HIV-infected patient receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) shows evidence of restored immunity.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

disease progression

ICD-10:

B24

Description:

An HIV-infected patient started on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) may transform from being immune deficient to more immunocompetent. Many patients are able to discontinue prophylaxis to opportunistic infections, while other patients may clinically react to previously occult infections.

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