TITLE

Are All Subtypes Created Equal? The Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy against Non-Subtype B HIV-1

AUTHOR(S)
Pond, Sergei L. Kosakovsky; Smith, Davey M.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p1306
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study regarding the effectiveness of modern combination of antiretroviral therapy against non-subtype B HIV-1 in the U.S. It states that the study examined the rates of viral suppression with antiretroviral therapy during infection with subtypes A, C, and D and with the circulating recombinant form (CRF) 02_AG. It says that modern antiretroviral therapy works well for the handful of non-subtype B viruses investigated and will certainly save lives, independent of the subtype of the infecting virus.
ACCESSION #
37610362

 

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