Epidemiological aspects of transmitted HIV drug resistance.

  title={Epidemiological aspects of transmitted HIV drug resistance.},
  author={Enrico Girardi},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases. Supplementum},
  • Enrico Girardi
  • Published 2003 in
    Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases…
Transmitted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) resistance to antiretrovirals (i.e. resistance in antiretroviral naive patients) emerged during the 1990s as a potentially relevant public health problem. HIV variants resistant to all classes of approved antiretroviral agents have been identified in significant proportions antiretroviral naive patients, and this phenomenon appears as a potential threat to the effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Available data from surveys… CONTINUE READING