Early initiation of ART and baseline drug resistance testing

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Increases in early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (eiART) and baseline drug resistance uptake may reflect the adoption of treatment as prevention and a local public health policy statement in 2010 recommending treatment initiation at time of diagnosis irrespective of CD4 count. Concerns of stigma may be influencing disparities in eiART. (H. Truong, CAPS/PRC)

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