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Hiv Resistance Genetic Mutation

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Ask the Experts

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 »

HIV/AIDS Resistance Gene (DELTA 32 mutation)

In my contemporary biology class, we heard about a gene found in males of Northern European descent... Read more »

G333D multidrug-resistance associated mutation?

Several reports have shown that mutations in codon 333 of the RT gene is associated to AZT plus 3TC... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ten Percent of New HIV Cases Have Virus Mutation Associated With Antiretroviral Resistance, Researcher Says at Microbicide Conference

One in 10 newly diagnosed HIV-positive people have at least one "significant mutation" of the virus "associated with drug resistance," Mark Wainberg, director of the McGill AIDS Centre at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Canada, said on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CCR5 Genetic Variation Responsible for Resistance to HIV Might Decrease Resistance to West Nile Virus, Study Says

People living with a genetic variation in the CCR5 receptors of their immune cells -- which has shown resistance to HIV -- might have an increased risk of contracting West Nile virus, according to a study published in the Jan. 17 online edition of... Read more »
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Genotypic Analyses of HIV Isolates for Antiviral Resistance Mutations from Source Patients Involved in Occupational Exposures

Dr. Harold Kessler of Chicago's 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genetic Variation Responsible for HIV Resistance Not Caused by Black Plague, Study Says

Some people with a genetic variation in the CCR5 receptors of their immune cells are resistant to HIV, but a theory that the mutation was caused 800 years ago by selective pressure from the Black Plague appears to be unfounded, according to a study... Read more »
Connect With Others

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?

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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 your own [human] DNA. That it integrates into your system so much that this happens over time.

I'm... Read more »

Mutate

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was just wondering if anyone knows what subtypes are know to be circulating in the US and whats there prevelance? Also anyone know why all mutations seem to occur outside the US. Why dont mutations occur in America?

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Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Personal Perspective: Resisting Resistance

By Matt Sharp

Spring 2006

In a little over four months I will turn fifty. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 I never dreamed I'd reach forty. I've survived a long battle with HIV, and it has not been... Read more »