Irrespective of what their CD4+ count is.

Medical trial suggests HIV patients should start sooner rather than later therapy By Sally Robertson, BSc Findings from a large-scale clinical trial have shown that people with HIV should start antiretroviral therapy as soon as they have been diagnosed, irrespective of what their CD4+ count is . The research revealed that HIV-infected folks are at a considerably lower threat of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses if indeed they initiate antiretroviral therapy immediately after diagnosis, when their CD4+ count is higher, than waiting until the count provides dropped rather.