Hidden Drug Resistant HIV to Emerge in the Era of Universal Treatment Access in Southeast Asia

@inproceedings{Hoare2010HiddenDR,
  title={Hidden Drug Resistant HIV to Emerge in the Era of Universal Treatment Access in Southeast Asia},
  author={A. Hoare and Stephen John Kerr and Kiat Ruxrungtham and Jintanat Ananworanich and Matthew G. Law and David A. Cooper and Praphan Phanuphak and David Peter Wilson},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Universal access to first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infection is becoming more of a reality in most low and middle income countries in Asia. However, second-line therapies are relatively scarce. METHODS AND FINDINGS We developed a mathematical model of an HIV epidemic in a Southeast Asian setting and used it to forecast the impact of treatment plans, without second-line options, on the potential degree of acquisition and transmission of drug resistant HIV strains… CONTINUE READING

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