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Hiv Mutation And Resistance To Drugs

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Which HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations Are Common in Clinical Practice?

I know most mutations are polymorphisms...but which are most common and have significance for treatment?
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
...Go to: http://www.iasusa.org, and on the left side tabs, go to resistance mutations. That will lead to a table that shows all the HIV medication associated mutations. Read more »

Innate Immunity for HIV?? (DELTA 32 MUTATION, 2011)

Hi Doctor. (Love your Humor)I was wondering if someone can be immune from getting HIV/AIDS. I was... Read more »

HIV develops escape mutations to evade immune system

Hi Dr. Bob I just want to know your thoughts about this recent discovery. And also as a result of... Read more »
Articles
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HIV Mutations

... Although most copies of HIV are identical, about 1% of your HIV will naturally contain "mutations." What does all this have to do with drug resistance? The answer is that HIV isn't perfect: While HIV is furiously reproducing, Read more »
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Abstract No. 116: Mutations in the Reverse Transcriptase Genome of HIV I Isolates Derived from Subjects Treated with Didanosine and Stavudine in Combination

...The objective of this study was to determine the nature, frequency, and significant of mutations arising during combination therapy with DDI and d4T. The study arms included DDI 200 mg b.i.d. with d4T either 40 mg or 20 mg Read more »
Stanford University

New List of HIV Mutations Vital to Tracking AIDS Epidemic

...World Health Organization and seven other laboratories, researchers at the School of Medicine have compiled a list of 93 common mutations of the AIDS virus associated with drug resistance that will be used to track future resistance trends... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV's Success Might Lie in Its Mutations

...component might continue to resist the strain of HIV it first encountered -- or strains used in laboratory tests -- subsequent viral mutations weaken its ability to mount an effective defense. The researchers reported their findings in the... Read more »
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mutated hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently Is that true the fact that exist mutated hiv(can't detect Antibody test)? If the fact's true.. How should we do? Read more »

DRUG HOLIDAY

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am taking a drug Holiday.(against my doctors advice) Ive been on meds for 10 years now and it just feels like the right thing to do. Anybody have experience with a long drug holiday? Im a surfer from Hawaii and Im healthy with 500 t-cells and an... Read more »

mutation

Posted by drnsee, 3 Replies
...I'm aware that the HIV virus itself may mutate over time. However, my partner who has had HIV twice as long as I have heard that it actually mutates Read more »

Mutation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to have an undetectable or mutated hiv strain? Possible exposure 8 years ago, -ve elisa and DNA PCR taken in the past 4 months. Tons of symptoms within the last year Read more »