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LiPa assay??

Jun 14, 2001

Have you heard of a LiPa (Line probe assay)resistance test?? What does it do and when is it recommended?Are any commercial labs doing the test? I'd like to have a genotype done despite a vl< 1,ooo copies,Thank you (

Response from Dr. Young

The LIPA assay is a new method for detecting resistance mutations in HIV. The assay is still investigational, and to my knowledge, not available commercially. Hope this helps, BY

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