Anderson Pereira

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Use of antiretrovirals is widespread in Brazil, where more than 200,000 individuals are under treatment. Although general prevalence of primary antiretroviral resistance in Brazil is low, systematic sampling in large metropolitan areas has not being performed.The HIV Threshold Survey methodology (HIV-THS, WHO) was utilized, targeting Brazil's four major(More)
Keywords: Object-oriented programming Finite element method Topological data structure Adaptive simulations a b s t r a c t This paper describes an ongoing work in the development of a finite element analysis system, called TopFEM, based on the compact topological data structure, TopS [1,2]. This new framework was written to take advantage of the(More)
BACKGROUND Immunological and virological status of HIV-infected individuals entering the Brazilian public system over time was analyzed. We evaluated the impact of ART on virological, immunological and antiretroviral resistance over time. METHODS CD4+ T cell counts, viral loads and genotypes from patients over 13 years old from 2001-2011 were analyzed(More)
Purpose of the study Ritonavir-boosted lopinavir (LPV/r) or nevirapine (NVP) combined with two nucleosides are recommended for first-line regimens in antiretroviral-naïve HIV-1 patients. There are few comparative studies between these different class-based regimens. Efficacy and safety may vary from randomized studies to actual clinical practice. Methods We(More)
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