Varied patterns of HIV-1 drug resistance on failing first-line antiretroviral therapy in South Africa.

@article{Wallis2010VariedPO,
  title={Varied patterns of HIV-1 drug resistance on failing first-line antiretroviral therapy in South Africa.},
  author={Carole Lorraine Wallis and John W Mellors and Willem Daniel François Venter and Ian Sanne and Wendy Stevens},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={480-4}
}
BACKGROUND The South African national antiretroviral therapy roll-out program is entering its sixth year, with over 570,000 adults accessing treatment. HIV-1 drug resistance is a potential consequence of therapy. This study determined the pattern of HIV-1 drug resistance mutations after failure of first-line treatment regimens in South Africa. METHODS Two hundred and twenty-six patients virologically failing first-line regimens were studied to determine resistance patterns. RESULTS The most… CONTINUE READING

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