Chapter 7: Clinical guidance across the continuum of care: antiretroviral therapy

Consolidated ARV guidelines, June 2013

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This chapter provides updated, evidence-based clinical recommendations outlining a public health approach to ART in the context of the continuum of HIV care, with a focus on resource and capacity limited settings.

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  • 7.1 When to start ART
    7.1.1 When to start ART in adults and adolescents
    7.1.2 When to start ART in pregnant and breastfeeding women
    7.1.3 ARV drugs and duration of breastfeeding
    7.1.4 When to start ART in children
  • 7.2 What ART regimen to start with (First-line ART)
    7.2.1 First-line ART for adults
    7.2.2 First-line ART for pregnant and breastfeeding women and ARV drugs for their infants
    7.2.3 First-line ART for children younger than three years of age
    7.2.4 First-line ART for children three years and older (including adolescents)
    7.2.5 TB co-treatment in children and adolescents with HIV