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High Frequency of Antiretroviral Drug Resistance among HIV-Infected Adults Receiving First-Line Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in N'Djamena, Chad

Donato Koyalta, Charlotte Charpentier, Jatibi Beassamda, Elisabeth Rey, Ali Si-Mohamed, Noël Djemadji-Oudjeil and Laurent Bélec

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 49, issue 1, pages 155-159
Published in print July 2009 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online July 2009 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/599611
High Frequency of Antiretroviral Drug Resistance among HIV-Infected Adults Receiving First-Line Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in N'Djamena, Chad

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Antiretroviral drug resistance was evaluated in 88 adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus, most with subtype CRF11_cpx, who had received a first-line antiretroviral regimen for 6 months, in N'Djamena, Chad. A total of 47 patients (53%) had detectable viral load at month 6, and 56 (64%) had at least 1 antiretroviral resistance mutation observed.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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