For people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), the benefits, particularly for those with low CD4+ T-cell counts, have been clearly established.1 Management strategies have shifted firmly toward earlier HIV diagnosis to reduce HIV-related morbidity alongside increased ART access to maximize its benefits with a view to mitigating the potential detrimental effects of HIV infection on overall lifelong survival.
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