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Table 2 Characteristics of excluded studies

From: Efficacy and safety of abacavir-containing combination antiretroviral therapy as first-line treatment of HIV infected children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Reasons for exclusion
Flynn 2014 [33] Non-disaggregation of the results into different NRTI arms
Kline 1999 [34] Having abacavir in all the arms
Musiime 2013 [35] Measured outcomes are not of interest
Nahirya-Ntege 2011 [12] Having abacavir in all the arms
Neely 2013 [36] Having abacavir in all the arms
Penpact-1 2011 [37] Non-disaggregation of the results into different NRTI arms
Sáez-Llorens 2001 [38] Previously treated children