Selected words and phrases
NNRTI – Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, a type of HIV drug – also called ‘non-nuke’. Efavirenz, nevirapine and etravirine belong to this class.
phenotype test – a type of drug resistance that tests whether a drug is sensitive or resistance to a sample of HIV.
DNA – an abbreviation for the scientific word for genes and genetic material. It is the abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid. See RNA.
mg (milligram) – abbreviation for milligram. 1000 milligrams = 1 gram.
benign – not harmful.