Updated Guidelines for Antiretroviral Treatment of Children with HIV

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The Department of Health and Human Services this week updated its Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection. Changes to the children's guidelines include specific drug recommendations and information about a possible cure of an HIV-infected infant following very early treatment.

The new document, available online, includes a What's New in the Guidelinessection outlining the most important changes. These include:

Feedback on the latest revisions will be accepted until February 26. Send comments to JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING with the subject line "Comments on Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines."

2/14/14

Reference

DHHS. Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection. February 12, 2014.

Other Source

AIDSinfo. Updated HHS Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Released. February 12, 2014.