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ART regimen protects children from malaria

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8214 (Published 03 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8214

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A preliminary trial from Uganda suggests that some antiretroviral treatments (ART) for HIV can also help prevent malaria in children. Children treated for HIV with a regimen based on lopinavir and ritonavir had significantly fewer episodes of falciparum malaria than controls treated …

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