Paul Sax, M.D., writes that for those seeing HIV patients on a regular basis, the question "what should be done after M184V?" is both quite relevant clinically and, surprisingly, not readily answerable from the literature.
HIV appears to enlist the aid of nano-sized structures released by infected cells to infect new cells, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
A study showed that a new monoclonal antibody drug called ibalizumab reduced viral loads in individuals with multi-drug resistant HIV. Adding the drug to a failing regimen may help treatment-experienced people who have few options to control their vi...
The prevalence of transmitted drug resistance is above the WHO threshold of 5% in this study conducted in rural South Africa.
"We need to meet people where they are at. If you do not want to have a medical provider, but you are interested in being on [pre-exposure prophylaxis], then we should create an environment where it is possible for you to get that," says Matthew Gold...
One-third -- more often women, blacks, Hispanics and younger people -- of those in HIV care had detectable viral loads that could pose a risk for HIV transmission.
HIV-positive individuals with a viral load below 200 while on antiretroviral therapy did not transmit HIV to steady sex partners during more than one year of condomless sex.
HIV Undetectable Does Equal Uninfectious: The Swiss Statement and the Vindication of Pietro Vernazza
You cannot, the statement said, pass on HIV. The Swiss Statement was a public policy salvo lobbed into the heart of the HIV world, prompting an intense backlash. Today, it's a fact. Heather Boerner reports.
"Resistant infections during PrEP [pre-exposure prophylaxis] should be weighed against the numbers of infections averted," stated renowned HIV prevention and PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) researcher Robert Grant, M.D., M.P.H., during a PrEP-focused...
Negligible Risk: Updated Results From Two Studies Continue to Show That Antiretroviral Treatment and an Undetectable Viral Load Is a Highly Effective HIV Prevention Strategy
Interim analyses from two important studies clearly demonstrated that ART and an undetectable viral load is a highly effective HIV prevention strategy for heterosexual and gay male serodiscordant couples.