4th International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies, 12-16 June 2000, Sitges, Spain
Reports by Paul Blanchard, Simon Collins and Polly Clayden, HIV i-Base.
The 4th International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance & Treatment Strategies took place in Sitges, Spain, a resort town in Catalonia. This annual meeting has developed into one of the most important of the year for the presentation of developments in the field of drug resistance and treatment strategies.
Although many studies are small and findings preliminary they often form the basis of larger confirmatory trials. Innovative work from previous years has now become part of national and international treatment guidelines.
- DAPD shows activity in vitro against multidrug-resistant HIV but initial results from monotherapy in treatment experienced subjects are disappointing
- ABT-378/r (Lopinavir): defining a resistance profile and the effects of resistance on virological response in experienced patients