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Salvage Therapy:

Also referred to as rescue therapy. A treatment effort for people whose antiretroviral regimens have failed at least two times and who have had extensive prior exposure to antiretroviral agents. Some use these terms when any patient's HAART regimen has failed. In this case, failed refers to the inability of a drug to achieve and sustain low viral loads.

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