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A patient is newly diagnosed with HIV infection. CD4+ T-cell count is 700 cells/microL (RR 500-1200) and HIV viral load is >1000000 copies/mL. In regard to management which statement is CORRECT?

a) There are benefits to commencing Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) when CD4+ T-cell count is >500 cells/mL.

b) If the virus is CCR5-tropic then Maraviroc should be prescribed

c) The patient should be advised to take ART on alternate months i.e. 1 month on therapy and 1 month off

d) The patient should be commenced on PJP prophylaxis

e) The patient is an elite controller

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