Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
February 27, 2016
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VIDEO: Option B+ discussed at CROI 2016

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BOSTON — Elaine J. Abrams, MD, professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses highlights from a session on pediatric HIV infection presented at the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

The studies presented during the session evaluated outcomes of the Option B+ approach in Africa, where all pregnant and breast-feeding women are assigned ART, as well as the effects of ART on infants.  

Disclosure: Abrams reports serving on the advisory board for Merck and reports being an investigator for the Safe Generation study, which received donated drugs from Gilead Sciences and Merck.