Estimates of eligibility for antiretroviral treatment (ART) and projected ART impact on AIDS mortality among South African educators
: Sahara J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS OUTPUT TYPE
: Journal Article PUBLICATION YEAR
: T.M.Rehle, O.ShisanaKEYWORDS
: ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY
, HIV/AIDS MORTALITY
: HSRC Library: shelf number 3607
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This study assessed the proportion of HIV-infected educators that need antiretroviral treatment (ART) according to the current criteria and estimated the impact of ART on AIDS mortality by modelling scenarios with and without access to ART. Specimens for HIV testing were obtained from educators and a sub-sample of venous blood specimens from HIV-positive educators was selected for analysis.