Retracted: Evaluation of factors influencing drug adherence to anti retroviral therapy (ART) in a tertiary care hospital, Guntur Andhra Pradesh, India
Keywords:Antiretroviral therapy, Drug adherence, Morisky medication adherence scale-8
AbstractThe article "Evaluation of factors influencing drug adherence to anti retroviral therapy (ART) in a tertiary care hospital, Guntur Andhra Pradesh, India" is retracted by the Editor and Publisher, as per the request of corresponding author Dr. Bheemesh Naidu Mattam and co-authors, due to an unintended mistake. The Moriskys Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8) was used without proper permission.
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