Abbreviations

Antiretroviral drug (ARV) abbreviations

3TC lamivudine

ABC abacavir

ATV atazanavir

BIC bictegravir

COBI cobicistat (used as booster=/c)

d4T stavudine

ddI didanosine

DOR doravirine

DRV darunavir

DTG dolutegravir

EFV efavirenz

EVG elvitegravir

ENF enfuvirtide (T20)

ETV etravirine

FI fusion inhibitor

FPV fosamprenavir

FTC emtricitabine

IDV indinavir

INSTI integrase strand transferinhibitor

LPV lopinavir

MVC maraviroc

NRTI nucleos(t)ide reverse transcriptase inhibitors

NNRTI non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

NVP nevirapine

PI protease inhibitors

PI/b protease inhibitors pharmacologically boosted with cobicistat or ritonavir

PI/c protease inhibitor pharmacologically boosted with cobicistat

PI/r protease inhibitors pharmacologically boosted with ritonavir

RAL raltegravir

RPV rilpivirine

RTV ritonavir (used as booster=/r)

SQV saquinavir

TAF tenofovir alafenamide

TDF tenofovir disoproxil fumarate

TPV tipranavir

ZDV zidovudine

Other abbreviations

ACE angiotensin converting enzyme

AFP alpha-foetoprotein

ALP alkaline phosphatase

ALT alanine aminotransferase

aMDRD abbreviated modification of diet in renal disease formula

ART antiretroviral therapy

AST aspartate aminotransferase

bid twice daily

BMD bone mineral density

BMI body mass index

BP blood pressure

CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

cART combination antiretroviral treatment

CKD chronic kidney disease

CKD-EPI CKD epidemiology collaboration formula

CMV cytomegalovirus

CNS central nervous system

COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CSF cerebrospinal fluid

CVD cardiovascular disease

CXR chest X-ray

DAA direct acting antiviral drug

DDI drug-drug interaction

DXA dual energy X-ray absorptiometry

ECG electrocardiogram

eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate

ESLD end stage liver disease

FBC full blood count

FRAX fracture risk assessment tool

GDR genotypic drug resistance test

GT genotype

HAV hepatitis A virus

HAD HIV-associated dementia

HBV hepatitis B virus

HCC hepatocellular carcinoma

HCV hepatitis C virus

HDL-c HDL-cholesterol

HDV hepatitis D virus

HEV hepatitis E virus

HIVAN HIV-associated nephropathy

HIV-VL HIV viral load (HIV-RNA)

HPV human papillomavirus

HRS hepatorenal syndrome

HSR hypersensitivity reaction

HSV herpes simplex virus

IFN interferon

IGRA interferon-gamma release assay

ICS inhaled corticosteroids

IHD ischaemic heart disease

im intramuscular

IRIS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

iv intravenous

IVDU intravenous drug use

LABA long-acting β2-agonist

LAMA long-acting muscarinic antagonist

LDL-c LDL-cholesterol

LGV lymphogranuloma venereum

LOQ limit of quantification

MDR-TB multidrug resistant TB

Mg magnesium

MND mild neurocognitive disorder

MRI magnetic resonance imaging

MSM men who have sex with men

MTCT mother to child transmission

MX methylxanthines

NAFLD non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

NASH non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

NP neuropsychological

OIs opportunistic infections

OLTX orthotopic liver transplantation

PAP papanicolaou test

PD4 phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors

PEP post-exposure prophylaxis

PLWH people living with HIV

PREP pre-exposure prophylaxis

PEG-IFN pegylated-interferon

PHI primary HIV infection

po per oral

PPD purified protein derivative

PPI proton pump inhibitor

PRT proximal renal tubulopathy

PSA prostate specific antigen

PTH parathyroid hormone

qd once daily

qid four times daily

RAS resistance-associated substitutions

RBV ribavirin

RCT randomized controlled trial

SABA short-acting β2-agonist

SAMA short-acting muscarinic antagonist

sc subcutaneous

SOT solid organ transplant

SSRI selective serotoninreuptake inhibitor

STI sexually transmitted infection

SVR sustained virological response

TC total cholesterol

TDM therapeutic drug monitoring

TG triglycerides

tid three times daily

TMP-SMX trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole

UA/C urine albumin/creatinine ratio

UP/C urine protein/creatinine ratio

US ultrasound

VL viral load (HIV-RNA)

VZV varicella-zoster virus

WB western blot

Zn zinc