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Retroviruses Conference: New Printed Summary

May 5, 2000

The Retroviruses conference, considered by many to be the single most important scientific conference on AIDS, last took place January 30 - February 2 in San Francisco. Now a 32-page report offers short, readable summaries of many of the important treatment topics presented.

Major sections include:

  • Structured and Unstructured Treatment Interruptions;
  • Experimental Drugs in Development;
  • Once-Daily Dosing;
  • Selected Anti-HIV Study Results;
  • Changes in Natural History of HIV Disease;
  • Fat Redistribution, Metabolic Complications, and "Switch" Studies;
  • Experimental Vaccines and Immunology;
  • Drug Interactions with Anti-HIV Drugs & Other Adverse Effects;
  • HIV Drug Resistance Testing;
  • HIV-Related Opportunistic Infections and Cancers;
  • Women, Pregnancy & Prevention/Transmission to Newborns;
  • Adherence;
  • Co-Infection with Hepatitis B Virus;
  • Co-Infection with Hepatitis C Virus;
  • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (Prevention); and
  • HIV Transmission

This report was written by Harvey S. Bartnof, M.D., Medical Editor of HIV and It was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from DuPont Pharmaceuticals. A more comprehensive version is available at:

For a free copy of the printed report, send your mailing address to: HIV and, P.O. Box 14288, San Francisco, CA 94114. (You can also request a printed copy by email to: .)

ISSN # 1052-4207

Copyright 2000 by John S. James. Permission granted for noncommercial reproduction, provided that our address and phone number are included if more than short quotations are used.

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