What monitoring is need with antiretroviral therapy?

All children on antiretroviral therapy must be monitored:

  1. Check compliance.
  2. Growth should be monitored using the Road-to-Health Card.
  3. The CD4 percentage and viral load should be measured every 6 months.
  4. Full blood count, liver enzymes and/or fasting lipids according to the specific antiretroviral treatment regimen.

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