HIV Therapy: Advances in Testing for HIV Drug Resistance
Richard Harrigan, PhD
Director, Research Labs, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
4 May 2005
Grand Rounds, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
60 minutes duration.
- Review the epidemiology and natural history of HIV infection
- Give an overview of the drugs available to treat HIV infection and their mechanisms of effect
- Explain how drug resistance develops in HIV infection, how to measure drug resistance, and how to use resistance patterns in drug selection