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HIV Drug Resistance and Resistance Testing

2001

Resistance Tests in Use

No resistance tests have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) so far. There are a number of tests currently being used, however. Many health insurance plans, including private insurance and some state ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program) and Medicaid programs cover them.

Genotype Tests

TrueGene HIV-1 (Visible Genetics)
VircoGEN (Virco) (processed in US by LabCorp)
INNO-LiPA (Line Probe Assay) (Innogenetics)
HIV-1 GentypR (Specialty Labs)

Phenotype Tests

PhenoSense HIV (Virologic)
Antivirogram (Virco)




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