ASHM Report Back
Clinical posts from members and guests of the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) from various international medical and scientific conferences on HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, and sexual health.
Trends in Viral Suppression among People Living with HIV in Victoria, 2009-2014
Looking at the strength of ACCESS to look at the cascades of care.
Automated data extractions.
Laboratory network captures 80% of people living with HIV.
De-identified viral load records.
Viral suppression taken to be < 200.
Mean age of patients was around 40 years.
Trends over time saw an increase from 71% to 87.5% of patients with suppressed viral load.
Those under 40 years were less likely to achieve viral suppression.
Similar outcomes in terms of gender.
These data reflect those engaged in care.