The use of pooled viral load testing to identify antiretroviral treatment failure.


BACKGROUND To develop less costly methods to virologically monitor patients receiving antiretroviral therapy, we evaluated methods that use pooled blood samples and quantitative information available from viral load assays to monitor a cohort of patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy for virologic failure. METHODS We evaluated 150 blood samples… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283313ca9