Changes in the human immunodeficiency virus p7-p1-p6 gag gene in drug-naive and pretreated patients.

Resistance to antiretroviral agents often results from mutations within the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pol gene. Moreover, insertions within the p6 gag-pol region have recently been found to be involved with resistance to nucleoside analogs. Overall, we found that 21% of 156 specimens collected from HIV-infected individuals (17.6% from 74 drug-naive… CONTINUE READING