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Hiv Genotypes

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Currently Available HIV Phenotypic & Genotypic Assays

what are in the market all the currently available resistance assays
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
Several commercial labs (LabCorp, Specialty Labs, Virologic, Quest, to name a few) offer either genotypic or phenotypic resistance testing or both. For the most part, phenotypic assays are proprietary technology from Virologic or Virco. Genotypic... Read more »

Genotyping???

Can you please explain to me what genotyping is??And how it's done? And are there different strains... Read more »

Genotype results, mutations & treatment

Hi Doc, first I wanted to thank you for your help and suppport in order to cope with this... Read more »
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An Evaluation of the Accuracy, Precision and Consistency of Expert HIV-1 Genotype Interpretation

... The GUESS Study: An International Evaluation of the Accuracy, Precision and Consistency of Expert HIV-1 Genotype Interpretation (ThOrB1385) Authored by A.R. Zolopa, L.C. Lazzeroni, D. Kuritzkes, A. Rinehart View the original Read more »
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Phenotyping and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Complement Genotyping in Optimizing Therapy for HIV Patients

... Phenotyping and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Complement Genotyping in Optimizing Therapy for HIV Patients (Poster 458) Authored by Cynthia J. Carlyn, Aldona L. Baltch, Stratton VA Medical Ctr. & Albany Medical Coll., Albany, Read more »
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Genotypic Analyses of HIV Isolates for Antiviral Resistance Mutations from Source Patients Involved in Occupational Exposures

...Rush Medical College presented data froma collaboration with colleagues at the University of Colorado in which theyanalyzed HIV isolates they obtained from 22 source patients of health careworkers who sustained occupational exposures to evaluate... Read more »
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Genotyping Less Effective at Predicting Effective AIDS Drug Regimens in Children

...Genotyping, a commonly used method of determining appropriate HIV treatment for adults, may not work as well for pediatric HIV patients, US researchers reported. "HIV genotyping has been beneficial Read more »
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ScotCharles

Posted by Monchhichi, 1 Reply
...Worried about him and just wanting to see how he is doing. So ScotCharles if you read this let me know how you are and how the genotype went? Hopefully it is just a resistance and a new med will help the dropping numbers. Read more »

A New Beginning

Posted by daybyday, 4 Replies
...One week ago, after a routine yearly physical, I found out I was HIV Positive. No one would ever be able to know looking at me...I'm in my 40s but still hold on to the 32" waist I had in college...I've Read more »

Finally, some good news!

Posted by DDS, 4 Replies
...really good. Even better, the genotype results came back and the virus strain I have is "Maximally responsive" to nearly every HIV drug on the market. At least for now it is. So, I thought this was good. Read more »

subtypes

Posted by SteveR, 1 Reply
...them. I found this on AIDSMeds, which may answer some of those questions. ----- Do I have to be concerned about subtypes of HIV? Thus far, 11 distinct subtypes, also known as "clades" or "genotypes," have been recognized of HIV-1. More than 96%... Read more »