Ingrid A Beck

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  • Claudionor Jos, Nunes Coelho Junior, Nunes Coelho, Junior, Giovanni De, Micheliprincipal Adviser +23 others
  • 1996
ii I certify that I have read this thesis and that in my opinion it is fully adequate, in scope and in quality, a s a dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. I certify that I have read this thesis and that in my opinion it is fully adequate, in scope and in quality, a s a dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. I certify that I(More)
454 pyrosequencing, a massively parallel sequencing (MPS) technology, is often used to study HIV genetic variation. However, the substantial mismatch error rate of the PCR required to prepare HIV-containing samples for pyrosequencing has limited the detection of rare variants within viral populations to those present above ~1%. To improve detection of rare(More)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a chronic infection that can be managed by antiretroviral treatment (ART). However, periods of suboptimal viral suppression during lifelong ART can select for HIV drug resistant (DR) variants. Transmission of drug resistant virus can lessen or abrogate ART efficacy. Therefore, testing of individuals for drug resistance(More)
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