Primary HIV-1 infection: To treat or not to treat?

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Treatment of primary HIV-1 infection with HAART may represent a unique opportunity to alter the course of this chronic disease. In spite of this, enthusiasm for the "hit early, hit hard" approach has waned over time, given the lack of data showing long-term clinical benefit. This article will examine the risks and benefits of starting HAART during acute HIV-1 disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-246+249-251
JournalAIDS Reader
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2005


  • Acute HIV infection
  • Antiretroviral therapy
  • Primary HIV-1 infection
  • Seroconversion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases


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