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Indications for Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-Limited Settings

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A Antiretroviral therapy is indicated because she has WHO Clinical Stage 3 disease.

This answer is incorrect. This patient's WHO Clinical Stage is 2, based on her history of papular pruritic eruption and seborrheic dermatitis.

A Antiretroviral therapy is indicated because her CD4 count is less than 350 cells/mm3
C Antiretroviral therapy is not indicated at this time unless she progresses to WHO Stage 4 disease.
D Further laboratory testing is required in order to determine whether or not she should be started on antiretroviral therapy.

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