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New Drugs, New Ideas Presented at AIDS Conference

KEY POINT

Patients whose HIV infections are in remission may benefit from cyclic therapy, in which periods of pharmacotherapy are interrupted by drug holidays. These and many other new concepts were presented in July at the XIIIth World AIDS Conference in South Africa.

SOURCES

www.aids2000.com.

Davey RT Jr et al. Immunologic and virologic effects of subcutaneous interleukin 2 in combination with antiretroviral therapy: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2000;284:183–9.