Detection of Antiretroviral treatment failure among adult HIV-1 patients on anti-retroviral therapy for 12 +/- 3 months attending different Voluntary Counseling Testing and treatment centers in Khartoum state, Sudan [post]

Nafisa Ahmed Ibrahim, Khalid A Enan, Mahdi Mustafa Yagoup, Wafa Ibrahim Elhag
2020 unpublished
Objective: Small number of people on antiretroviral therapy and their virological status in Sudan is lacking. This study aimed to determine the viral load for adult HIV-1 patients who were on antiretroviral therapy for 12+/- 3 months attending different Voluntary Counseling Testing and treatment centers (VCT/ART) in Khartoum state, Sudan.Results: out of 112 adult HIV-1 patients included in this study, only 17.9% (20/112) showed unsuppressed viral load (treatment failure). The majority of them
more » ... om Omdurman VCT/ART center 80% (16/20), followed by Khartoum VCT/ART center 15% (3/20), Bahri VCT/ART center 5% (1/20) and non from Elban Gadeid VCT/ART center. All of them were on the first line of treatment. Most of them 30% (6/20) on 39-48 years old age group, the majority of them 55%(11/20) on stage 3 WHO clinical staging.
doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-96321/v1 fatcat:6nxeqeec2fedfn4jwf6uentnie