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Hiv -1 Genotype For Drugs Resistance To Rti

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...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 to overcome the effects of a drug and keepreproducing anyway. When this happens, we say that HIV has developed resistanceto that drug. Resistance is a major challenge in HIV therapy. Resistance decreases...
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Acquiring a drug resistant strain of HIV

I'm HIV negative and practice safer sex, but since HIV is a fact of life in the gay community in which I life, I try to stay educated on the prevention and treatment of HIV.I have two questions about drug resistance. If I were to acquire HIV from...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...HIV to be transmitted. In this era in the United States, about 10% of people acquire a strain of HIV that carries one or more drug resistance mutations. In some cases, the people that they acquire the virus from are on medications and have... Read more »

Genotyping Resistance

I was infected with HIV the first week of May 2001. I came down with Acute HIV Syndrome (strong flu-like symptoms) a few days after a sexual encounter and went to see my doctor. I was diagnosed as having a high viral load and Negative Antibody. I...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
...But for now, I think you are doing fine with the regimen you are on and I would not recommend changing on the basis of your drug resistance testing. Best of luck! 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
...virus is highly unusual, though such cases have been documented. It is more likely that he has complete resistance to the NNRTIs and partial resistance to the NRTIs. From your history, I can see no reason for him to have PI resistance, unless... 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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Resistance Testing

...medications, there is no selective pressure. The wild type virus will multiply the fastest. Although tests may not detect any drug resistance, it might come back if you re-start the same drugs. Resistance testing helps doctors make better... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

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

...different parts of the virus. Transmission of Drug-Resistant Virus According to some studies, between 10% and 30% of all new HIV infections (people infected within the past two years) involve strains resistant to at least one drug. Many... Read more »
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Abstract No. 138: Reverse Transcriptase Genotype after Multiple, Sequential Nucleoside Analog Drugs and Their Response to HAART and ACTG 364

...study was to determine the mutations and extent of genotypic nucleoside resistance after a history of nucleoside combinations. Drug resistance in mutations in the reverse transcriptase genome were defined a priori and assessed from sequences... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

DRUG RESISTANCE?

Posted by wdhjlr, 2 Replies
...(103, 152, 116). BUT MY CD4 CONTINUE TO RISE RAPIDLY. ( 302 TO 540) IN 4MONTHS! SHOULD I BE CONCERNED WITH MUTATIONS AND DRUG RESISTANCE? HAVE BEEN ON SAME DRUG CLASSES FOR ALMOST 4 YEARS. 100% ADHERENCE TO DRUGS. THE VIRAL LOAD IS TOO LOW... Read more »

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 »