highly active antiretroviral therapy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n highly active antiretroviral therapy a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
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Usage


In news:

Data on the cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa and on highly active antiretroviral therapy ( HAART ) indicate that prevention is at least 28 times more cost effective than HAART .
The lowest rate of new infection was in British Columbia, where free access has meant that nearly half of all HIV patients are on a treatment known as highly active antiretroviral therapy.
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In science:

The antiretroviral treatments available are mostly administered in “drug-cocktail” form , also known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
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