Treatment of worm infections leads to increases in CD4 counts and haemoglobin and fall in viral load for HIV-positive women taking ART

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De-worming is
associated with falls in viral load and increases in CD4 count and haemoglobin, in
pregnant women living with HIV and receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), according
to the results of a study conducted in Rwanda and published in the online edition
of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Albendazole – a cheap treatment for helminth infections –