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What Is Drug Resistant Hiv

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Ask the Experts

THE CONCEPT OF DRUG RESISTANCE IN HIV

Prof Eric Daar on your podcast talked about 3 concepts of multi drug resistance.Can he kindly send me materials on that as i would like to better my knowledge about drug resistance.i am a pharmacist at one of the AirForce Hospitals in Nigeria.
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...issue. I commend you for wanting to learn more about it as pharmacists are a great help to providers in caring for people with HIV disease. I would suggest you start your search with most recent DHHS guidelines (see link). There are sections... Read more »

Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV

New York City Resident Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV That Rapidly... Read more »

Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV

New York City Resident Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV That Rapidly... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...detected in a local man a rare strain of HIV that is resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and possibly causes a rapid onset of AIDS. The city health department issued an alert to physicians, hospitals and medical providers asking them to test... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...strain. This combination of highly drug-resistant HIV and rapid progression to AIDS had not been identified before ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/25). Several newspapers have published editorials and opinion pieces discussing the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Different HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies Being Debated After Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...Following New York City health officials' announcement last week that they have detected a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates are examining different prevention strategies, some calling for a "renewed commitment to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...Center -- where the patient was diagnosed as HIV-positive in December 2004 -- said the combination is "alarming" ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/14). Several newspapers have published editorials and opinion pieces in response to the... Read more »
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New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005) New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV ERIKA CHECK Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected sex. [WASHINGTON] A decision by New York health officials to announce... Read more »

Drug Resistant HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi I just found out the strain of hiv i have is resistant to possibly a whole class of NRTIs and PIs..any experience with this for any of you? what could the options Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

STOP HIV/AIDS FOREVER!! READ THIS AD! YOUR OK

Posted by sbev1981
...husband in my life that Masters in BioChemistry and Virology. After many hours of on line research and talking to my husband HIV is nothing like it was 20 years ago. What you need to look forward to now is understanding that it will be a life... Read more »