Resistance Tests Currently in Use

Fall 2001

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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, and many health insurance plans cover them, including some state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) and Medicaid Programs.

Genotype Tests

  • TrueGene HIV-1 Genotyping Kit
    Visible Genetics. Inc.

  • VircoGEN
    Virco, processed in US by LabCorp

  • INNO-LiPA HIV-1 RT (Line Probe Assay)

  • HIV-1 GentypR
    Specialty Laboratories


Phenotype Tests

  • PhenoSense HIV
    ViroLogic, Inc.

  • Antivirogram

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