Same-day HIV testing with initiation of antiretroviral therapy versus standard care for persons living with HIV: A randomized unblinded trial

Koenig, S.P., Dorvil, N., Dévieux, J.G., et al.

Attrition during the period from HIV testing to antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation is high worldwide. We assessed whether same-day HIV testing and ART initiation improves retention and virologic suppression.

August 8, 2017
Year of publication
2017
Resource types
Journal and research articles
Tags
linkage to care, attrition, antiretroviral therapy (ART), treatment, rapid treatment initiation, ART initiation, early ART initiation, same-day HIV testing and ART initiation, HIV counseling and testing (HCT), HIV testing and counseling (HTC), patient retention, retention in care, virologic suppression, HIV outcomes, early clinical HIV disease