Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI am not aware of any data that has shown that nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (that are HIV DNA chain terminators not directly involving human DNA) clinically impact human chromosome or telomore length/function. Non-nucleoside RT... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineReverse transcriptase is an enzyme (or protein) that the HIV virus carries to make a DNA copy of itself once it gets inside a cell. This DNA copy can then get inside the cell nucleus and become incorporated into the human cell DNA. The enzyme takes... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Where are they? Well, at present, they are "in the pipeline." Exactly how quickly these and other agents will move through the pipeline into broader-based clinical trials, then on to compassionate use/expanded access programs, then... Read more »
University of Kansas Medical CenterFirst, always check with your doctor when you read things about your meds. It is important to get accurate info. SOme of the PI's may increase the rate of bone loss, although there are differences among the protease inhibitors (different side... Read more »
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Posted by mobieorly123The last post I did was about a test called the HIV PCR BY RNA test, esmerelda reposted and said that you might get a BLIP on that test.
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Posted by jenniferdraperAbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyShane,
Earlier you mentioned that PCR-DNA after 4 weeks will be 95-99% conclusive, is that applied to all kind of risk and where you have this number from? I'm curious to know as FDA does not recognize it as diagnosis tool.
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