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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
2 out of 4
2 out of 4
Year Published: 
2011

Prevention of HIV-1 Infection with Early Antiretroviral Therapy

Description of Resource: 
This multicontinent, randomized, controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the effect of combination antiretroviral therapy on preventing HIV-1 transmission and the clinical impact on those infected. Findings show that the study’s drug therapies reduced the rates of HIV-1 transmission and the studied clinical events. It can be concluded that the drug therapy benefits individual health and public health.

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Developed By: 
New England Journal of Medicine
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
HIV
Resource Type: 
Other
Citation: 
Cohen MS, Chen YQ, McCauley M, Gamble T, Hosseinipour MC, Kumarasamy N, et al. Prevention of HIV-1 Infection with Early Antiretroviral Therapy. New England Journal of Medicine [Internet]. 2011 Aug 11 [cited 2013 Jan 16];365:493–505. Available from: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1105243