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Table 2 Antiretroviral regimens and treatment duration in the 2 groups (n = 193 subjects)

From: Patterns of residual HIV-1 RNA shedding in the seminal plasma of patients on effective antiretroviral therapy

  (IHS) At least once NBVL and PSVL n = 22 NBVL and NSVL n = 171
  Mean ± sd (med) Mean ± sd (med)
Duration of treatment (years) 7 ± 3 6 7 ± 5 6
Duration of current treatment (years)$ 3 ± 2 3 2 ± 2 2
  n (%) n (%)
Current regimen
 Bi-therapy 2 (9) 10 (6)
 Tri-multitherapy 20 (91) 161 (94)
NRTI
 None 0 (0) 6 (4)
 One 1 (5) 8 (5)
  ≥ Two 21 (95) 157 (91)
NNRTI
 None 12 (55) 99 (58)
  ≥ One 10 (45) 72 (42)
PI
 None 12 (55) 92 (54)
  ≥ One 10 (45) 79 (46)
II
 None 22 (100) 169 (99)
 One 0 (0) 2 (1)
  1. Abbreviations: IHS Isolated HIV shedder; NBVL Negative Blood Virus Load; PSVL Positive Seminal Load; NSVL Negative Seminal Load; NRTI Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor; NNRTI Non Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor; PI Protease Inhibitor; II Integrase Inhibitor
  2. $ p < 0.05 between group NBVL + PSVL (1) and group NBVL + NSVL (2)