Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) on Some Immunological Indices and Quality of Life of HIV Positive Patients in Africa

HIV infection is one of the most widespread pandemics, with an estimated 79.3 million people infected worldwide. It posed a threat to humanity’s survival due to its high mortality and morbidity. This was before the development of an efficient virus-replication-inhibiting medication. HAART, or highly effective antiretroviral therapy, is a...
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A Study on Cytomegalovirus Infection among Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infected Individuals on Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy in North-Central Nigeria

Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is common among HIV-infected individuals. Its contribution to morbidity and mortality became more apparent following introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) which improved survival among HIV-infected individuals. Objectives: This study aimed at determining the prevalence of both active and latent CMV infections among HIV-infected...
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