HIV and drug resistance course (2014)
This online course is an advanced resource for treatment advocates who want to learn about HIV and drug resistance.
It is also a reference for HIV positive people who want to know more about this aspect of treatment.
Each module should take 30–60 minutes. It was first published in February 2011 and updated in October 2012 and May 2014.
Download PDF file– 64-page A5 format (1.4 Mb)
- Resistance 1: Introduction
- Resistance 2: Key concepts: genetics, HIV structure and life cycle
- Resistance 3: Mutations with and without drugs
- Resistance 4: Resistance tests and interpreting test results
- Resistance 5: When to use resistance tests
- Resistance 6: Research into drug resistance
- Appendix 1: Q&A on resistance
- Appendix 2: Supplementary information about genetics
- Appendix 3: List of amino acids and their abbreviations
- Appendix 4: DNA codes for amino acid
- Appendix 5: The HIV genome map
- Appendix 6: Stanford Drug Resistance Database online tables
- Appendix 7: IAS-USA resistance mutations and cross resistance
- Appendix 8: UK Resistance Guidelines (BHIVA) summary
- Appendix 9: Examples of resistance test reports
- Appendix 10: Recording resistance test results
- Resistance course: glossary
Last updated: 1 September 2014.