When to Refer

In people where low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) targets are difficult to achieve and/or for refractory dyslipidemias, consult and/or refer to a specialist.1,2 


  1. European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS). Guidelines. Version 6.0. Accessed 3 July 2012.
  2. Dubé MP, Stein JH, Aberg JA, et al. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Dyslipidemia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)–Infected Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy: Recommendations of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Clin Infect Dis. 2003;37:613–627.