How does population viral load vary with the evolution of a large HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa?

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Abstract

Using mathematical modelling, we describe the temporal evolution of population HIV-1 viral load in Tanzania throughout the epidemic. Population log10 viral load was found to be stable and not sensitive to epidemic dynamics. However, even modest increases in antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage were reflected as appreciable reductions in population log10 viral load. As ART coverage expands in sub-Saharan Africa, population log10 viral load will increasingly become a powerful proxy for monitoring ART implementation and HIV incidence trends.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)927-929
Number of pages3
JournalAIDS
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Mar 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Africa South of the Sahara
Viral Load
HIV
Population
Tanzania
Proxy
HIV-1
Therapeutics
Incidence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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How does population viral load vary with the evolution of a large HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa? / Aburaddad, Laith; Awad, Susanne.

In: AIDS, Vol. 28, No. 6, 27.03.2014, p. 927-929.

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