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Dealing With Hiv Drug Resistance

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

... Table of Contents What Is Resistance? What Causes Resistance? Cross-Resistance and Sequencing How Do I Know if I Have Drug Resistance? Resistance Testing Avoiding Resistance What Is Resistance? HIV drugs are designed to keep your viral loadunder control by preventing the virus from reproducing (or making copies ofitself). Sometimes HIV is able
Ask the Experts

HIV drugs resistance

I have resistance for all (NRTIs except didanosine and Possible resistance for tenofovir also have reisistance for nevirapine but I don.t have problem with efavirenz and also no problem with all Protease Inhibitors , now I am taking (lopinavir ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...count (decreased from what to what), your viral load, and what are the resistance mutations on the report? Second, what other HIV meds have you been on previously? Read more »

test procedure for HIV drug resistant

I have diagnostic centre in central india, got pcr setup recently want to know cell culture based drug resistant test procedure & details about genotype , phenotype. thank you.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This is way too complex of an issue to discuss in this forum. I suggest you consult the medical literature, as there are thousands of publications on this subject and procedures have been outlined in these papers. Read more »

China's breakthrough on HIV drug resistance?

I was just diagnoised as poz last week and started searching the internet for a "cure" in both English and Chinese. I noticed a Chinese news dated 12/27/07 of a university student won national award on his research of how to conquer HIV drugs...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...physician, so that you don't waste your time and pursue tangents unnecesarily.There is already a well-established way to prevent HIV drug resistance and achieve prolonged control of the virus, CD4 cell increases, and durable good health. This is... Read more »

HIV Drug Resistance

My friend was diagnosed with AIDS in 2001. He recently was prescribed Atripla, but did not respond to that med. after five months of taking it as prescribed. His doc is now going to prescribe an experimental drug. Apparently the most recent...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...adherence.You and your friend should be aware also that resistance tests only reflect the majority clones in an individual's 'swarm' of HIV virus, and clones that are present at < 20% may not show up on the genotype.Hence your friend may have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Threat of HIV Drug-Resistance in Africa

... IRIN/ PlusNews examines a program in Africa "to monitor transmitted HIV drug resistance as well as 'secondary' drug resistance (acquired during treatment), coordinated by the PharmAccess African Studies to Evaluate Read more »
The Body PRO

The 4th International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies

... The Body Covers: The 4th International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies Sitges, Spain June 12-16, 2000 Conference Summaries Reports and Related Articles Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

HIV Drug Resistance and Drug-Resistance Testing: Just the FAQs

... What Is Drug Resistance? How Does HIV Drug Resistance Occur? How Do Mutations Occur Before Starting Therapy? How Do Mutations Occur During Therapy? Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Survey Reveals Nearly Twice as Many Physicians Than Patients Are Concerned About HIV Drug Resistance

...American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM). Nearly twice as many surveyed physicians are "extremely" or "very" concerned about HIV drug resistance (91 percent) as people living with HIV (54 percent). Survey findings also reveal a gap in HIV... Read more »
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New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
...resists treatment by the three important classes of HIV-fighting drugs. Officials at the health department say that this multiple drug resistance and the rapid progression to AIDS led them to warn the public of the possible spread of the strain.... Read more »

Drug Resistant HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi I just found out the strain of hiv i have is resistant to possibly a whole class of NRTIs and PIs..any experience with this for any of you? what could the options Read more »

something went horribly wrong .

Posted by zinhle, 4 Replies
a couple of days ago my boyfreind and i were having sex. while i was on top of him he was rubing his penis lightly against my private parts with no protection.( he is also infeted by the way) can this have possibly re-infected me? thats the first... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...post-marketing studies, it said. Prezista is the first of three advanced compounds in J&J's HIV franchise, which aims to combat HIV drug resistance Prezista will be followed by TMC125, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor... Read more »