The demise of multidrug-resistant HIV-1: the national time trend in Portugal

  title={The demise of multidrug-resistant HIV-1: the national time trend in Portugal},
  author={Jurgen Vercauteren and Kristof Theys and Ana Patricia Carvalho and Luis Duque and Susana Orrico Peres and Anne-Mieke Vandamme and Ricardo Camacho and Kamal Mansinho and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Miranda and Isabel Aldir and Fernando A Ventura and J. R. Valent{\'i} N{\'i}na and Fernando Cezar R. Borges and Em{\'i}lia Valadas and Manuela Doroana and Francisco Ant{\'u}nes and Maria Jo{\~a}o Aleixo and Maria Jo{\~a}o {\'A}guas and J{\'u}lio Botas and Teresa Branco and Jos{\'e} Vera and In{\^e}s Vaz Pinto and Jos{\'e} Manuel Poças and Joana Estalagem S{\'a} and Ant{\'o}nio M Diniz and Ana L{\'u}cia Braga Mineiro and Flora Gomes and Carlos Rog{\'e}rio Nogueira dos Santos and Domit{\'i}lia Faria and Paula F M Fonseca and Paula Proença and Lu{\'i}s Manuel Morgado Tavares and Cristina Guerreiro and Jorge Narciso and Telo Faria and Eug{\'e}nio Te{\'o}filo and Sofia J. Pinheiro and Isabel Germano and Umbelina Caixas and Nancy Faria and Ana Paula Reis and Margarida Bentes Jesus and Graça Amaro and Fausto Roxo and Ricardo Abreu and I. Ventim Neves},
  booktitle={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
OBJECTIVES Despite a decreasing mortality and morbidity in treated HIV-1 patients, highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can still fail due to the development of drug resistance. Especially, multidrug-resistant viruses pose a threat to efficient therapy. We studied the changing prevalence of multidrug resistance (MDR) over time in a cohort of HIV-1-infected patients in Portugal. PATIENTS AND METHODS We used data of 8065 HIV-1-infected patients followed from July 2001 up to April 2012… CONTINUE READING
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