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Socioeconomic conditions linked to high viral load despite treatment for HIV patients in Ethiopia – News-Medical.Net

For those who are diagnosed and have begun treatment for HIV, it is standard practice to regularly monitor viral load in the blood to assess response to treatment….

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For those who are diagnosed and have begun treatment for HIV, it is standard practice to regularly monitor viral load in the blood to assess response to treatment.
A study of people living with HIV in Ethiopia shows that poverty and labor mobility are linked to high viral load despite treatment, indicating treatment failure.
The researchers behind the study recommend that socioeconomic conditions should be taken into account to a greater extent in low-income countries to ensure that HIV treatment…

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