HIV/AIDS Glossary

Treatment Failure

When an antiretroviral (ARV) regimen is unable to control HIV infection. Factors that can contribute to HIV treatment failure include drug resistance, drug toxicity, or poor adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Related Term(s): Antiretroviral Therapy, Suboptimal Immunologic Response, Virologic Failure

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