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Weak Agreement between Antivirogram and PhenoSense Assays in Predicting Reduced Susceptibility to Antiretroviral Drugs

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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  • Letter To The Editor
  • Biology
  • Medicine


NIAID PACT Pill Brochure HIV­1 A reference guide for prescription HIV-1 medications Several different kinds of antiretroviral drugs are currently used to treat HIV-1 infection. • These medicines do not cure HIV-1 infection or AIDS • These medicines do not eliminate the risk of passing HIV-1 to others • Treatment of HIV-1 infection requires a combination of HIV-1 medicines • Not all medicines are right for all people, and treatments may be different for each person; talk with your doctor or other health care provider if you have questions about your treatment NOTE: Many of these medications pictured may also be available in a generic form, but the generic forms are not pictured here. Tablets and capsules pictured are not actual size. A program of the National Institutes of Health NIH...Turning Discovery into Health® Published by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, an enzyme HIV-1 needs to make copies of itself. Abacavir (ABC) Stavudine (d4T) trade name: Ziagen 300 mg Ziagen tablet trade name: Zerit 15 mg Zerit capsule 20 mg Zerit capsule 30 mg Zerit capsule 20 mg/mL Ziagen oral solution 40 mg Zerit capsule 1 mg/mL Zerit oral solution Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) NNRTIs bind to and alter reverse transcriptase, an enzyme HIV-1 needs to make copies of itself. Efavirenz (EFV) trade name: Sustiva 200 mg Sustiva capsule600 mg Sustiva tablet 50 mg Sustiva capsule Rilpivirine trade name: Edurant 25 mg Edurant tablet Delavirdine trade name: Rescriptor 200 mg Rescriptor tablet 100 mg Rescriptor tablet Nevirapine (NVP) trade names: Viramune Viramune XR 200 mg Viramune tablet 50 mg/5mL Viramune oral suspension Copy of photo used with permission of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. VI

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