HIV/AIDS Glossary

Treatment as Prevention (TasP)

A term that describes the reduced risk of HIV transmission that occurs when HIV medicines lower a person’s viral load to undetectable levels. Treatment as prevention (TasP) reduces the risk of HIV transmission through sex or needle sharing, and from mother to child during pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding.

Related Term(s): Transmission, Undetectable Viral Load

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