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Moderate levels of pre-treatment HIV-1 antiretroviral drug resistance detected in the first South African national survey
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Background: In order to assess the level of transmitted and/or pre-treatment antiretroviral drug resistance to HIV-1, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that regular surveys are conducted. This study’s objective ...
Collaborative update of a rule-based expert system for HIV-1 genotypic resistance test interpretation
(Public Library of Science, 2017-07-28)
Introduction: HIV-1 genotypic resistance test (GRT) interpretation systems (IS) require updates as new studies on HIV-1 drug resistance are published and as treatment guidelines evolve. Methods: An expert panel was ...
Pandemic flu (H1N1) 2009 and pregnancy
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-04)
HIV evolution and diversity in ART-treated patients
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-30)
Characterizing HIV genetic diversity and evolution during antiretroviral therapy (ART) provides insights into the mechanisms that maintain the viral reservoir during ART. This review describes common methods used to obtain ...
COVID-19 : getting ahead of the epidemic curve by early implementation of social distancing
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020)
The response to the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has largely been reactive. There are a few exceptions of countries ...
HIV Drug Resistance (HIVDR) in antiretroviral therapy-naive patients in Tanzania not eligible for WHO Threshold HIVDR survey is dramatically high
(Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011-08-19)
BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended guidelines for a HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) survey for resource-limited countries. Eligibility criteria for patients include age below 25 years in order to ...