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Indications for Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-Limited Settings

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C Antiretroviral therapy is not indicated at this time unless she progresses to WHO Stage 4 disease.

This answer is incorrect. For this patient, progression to WHO Stage 4 disease would not affect the WHO recommendation regarding whether or not she should initiate ART.

C Antiretroviral therapy is indicated because she has WHO Clinical Stage 3 disease.
A Antiretroviral therapy is indicated because her CD4 count is less than 350 cells/mm3
D Further laboratory testing is required in order to determine whether or not she should be started on antiretroviral therapy.

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