Sanctuary growth of human immunodeficiency virus in the presence of 3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine.

Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) resistance to the nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors emerges very rapidly under selection in culture and in patients. In contrast, zidovudine (3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine [AZT])-resistant HIV generally emerges in patients only after more-prolonged therapy. Although HIV can be cultured from many patients shortly… (More)

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