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HIV Genotypic Resistance Testing

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Also known as: Anti-retroviral Drug Resistance Testing; ARV Resistance Testing
Formal name: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Genotypic Resistance Testing

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Sources Used in Current Review

(2011 January). Resistance Testing. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau, Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care [On-line information]. Available online at http://hab.hrsa.gov/deliverhivaidscare/clinicalguide11/cg-210_resistance_testing.html through http://hab.hrsa.gov. Accessed February 2012.

(Reviewed 2011 December 19). HIV Resistance Testing. AIDS InfoNet [On-line information]. Available online at http://aidsinfonet.org/fact_sheets/view/126?lang=eng through http://aidsinfonet.org. Accessed February 2012.

Bennett, N.J. and Gilroy, S. (Updated 2011 November 9) HIV Disease. Medscape Reference [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/211316-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed February 2012.

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Hillyard, D. and Reimer, L. (Updated 2012 February). Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1, Antiretroviral Drug Resistance Testing - HIV Drug Resistance. ARUP Consult [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arupconsult.com/Topics/HIVDrugResistance.html through http://www.arupconsult.com. Accessed February 2012.

(© 1995–2012). Test ID: GHIVR HIV-1 Genotypic Drug Resistance Mutation Analysis, with Reflex to Phenotypic Drug Resistance Prediction, Plasma. Mayo Clinic Mayo Medical Laboratories [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/88782 through http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com. Accessed February 2012.

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Pagana, Kathleen D. & Pagana, Timothy J. (2001). Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 5th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO.

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(Revised May 17, 2008) AIDS InfoNet. HIV resistance testing. Available online at http://www.aidsinfonet.org/fact_sheets/view/126 through http://www.aidsinfonet.org. Accessed February 2009.

Clarke, W. and Dufour, D. R., Editors (2006). Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, AACC Press, Washington, DC. P. 490.

(Oct. 30, 2008) Spacek lL. Johns Hopkins HIV guide, Resistance Testing: Genotype. Available online at http://www.hopkins-hivguide.org/management/laboratory_testing/resistance_testing__genotype.html through http://www.hopkins-hivguide.org. Accessed February 2009.

(Updated February 19, 2009) National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Treatment of HIV Infections. Available online at http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/NR/exeres/A01539FA-7571-48C4-8A76-C526D5F7EFE9.htm through http://www3.niaid.nih.gov. Accessed February 2009.

(Updated November 3, 2008) AIDSinfo. Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. Pp. 9-12. PDF available for download at http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/AdultandAdolescentGL.pdf through http://aidsinfo.nih.gov. Accessed February 2009.

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