Letter

Resistance to HIV drugs in UK may be lower in some areas

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7534.179-c (Published 19 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:179
  1. Julie M Fox, clinical lecturer (julie.fox@imperial.ac.uk),
  2. Sarah Fidler, clinical senior lecturer,
  3. Jonathan Weber, Jefferriss professor
  1. Section of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W2 1PG
  2. Section of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W2 1PG

    Editor—The UK Group on Transmitted HIV Drug Resistance reports an estimated prevalence of transmitted HIV drug resistance of 14.2% between 1996 and 2003 which is increasing over time.1 Using the same definition of drug resistance as the UK group, a study of primary HIV infection at St Mary's Hospital, London, showed that the prevalence and annual incidence of transmitted drug resistance have remained …

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