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Hiv Drug Resistance Testing

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Drug resistence tests for hiv2

I am wondering if there are any drug resistence tests for hiv2 in the US? Thank you.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.HIV-2 resistance tests remain in the realm of research only. BY 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... Read more »

should i be worried

I was exposed to hiv june 07, I tested positve April 08. The young lady that i contracted the virus... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

A No-nonsense Guide to HIV Drug Resistance Testing

...the tests are used. It also includes a glossary and a resource guide. You can obtain a free copy of "A No-nonsense Guide to HIV Drug Resistance Testing," updated version, by calling ViroLogic, Inc. customer service, 1-800-777-0177 Monday through... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIV Drug Resistance Testing

... AIDS Survival Project recently hosted a Lunch and Learn on "HIV Drug Resistance Testing: Giving Medications the Best Chance for Success," presented by Laura Maroldo, RPA-C, Associate Director, Medical Affairs and Read more »
The Center for AIDS

HIV Drug Resistance Testing: Data Be Damned

...basis on which decisions about therapy should be made, the panel concluded that the ".¬†.¬†.¬†available data support a role for HIV drug resistance testing in selecting drugs in many clinical situations." 1 These situations include, according... 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 »
Connect With Others

My `Resistant Virus`

Posted by Dreamer76, 7 Replies
Hello Everyone, I was diagnosed in March (still feel quite new to this) and looking for some advice. My initial blood tests were not just for CD4 cells and VL, but more indepth to get specific details about my virus! The day after , my doctor told... Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... Read more »

info

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AIDS diagnosisin some cases, within monthsfor some individuals. What is unusual about this case is the combination of broad drug resistance in a previously untreated person and such rapid progression to AIDS (in this case, CD4 counts consistently... 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 »