Impact of Age and Sex on CD4+ Cell Count Trajectories following Treatment Initiation: An Analysis of the Tanzanian HIV Treatment Database

Arianna R. Means, Kathryn A. Risher ,Eva L. Ujeneza, Innocent Maposa, Joseph Nondi, Steven E. Bellan 


October 7, 2016


New guidelines recommend that all HIV-infected individuals initiate antiretroviral treatment (ART) immediately following diagnosis. This study describes how immune reconstitution varies by gender and age to help identify poorly reconstituting subgroups and inform targeted testing initiatives.