Editorial Assistance Kristen Holt
Design and Production Amy Finkel
HIV and Hepatitis C Conference
Resistance Workshop - June 1999, San Diego
First Lipodystrophy Conference - June 1999, San Diego
ICAAC - September 1999, San Francisco
7th European Conference on
Clinical Aspects and Treatment of HIV,
October 1999, Lisbon
AASLD - American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, Dallas, November 1999
IDSA - November, 1999
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Correlating CD4 & Viral Load with risk for opportunistic infections; when and with what to begin therapy; resistance testing; new drugs (articles peppered throughout newsletter)
Switch to PI-sparing
Switching from PI to NVP Regimen in HIV+ subjects under long-term successful treatment; switch to NVP due to lipodystrophy; switch from PI-based regimen to Efavirenz regimen; switching Protease Inhibitor Abacavir: Preliminary 16-week data (Lisbon)
Sparing for Initial or First-line therapy
(also see Lisbon late breaker on NVP in high viral loads)
Atlantic Study; Efavirenz Studies; Abacavir; MKC-442; Three NRTIs as Initial Therapy: AZT+ddI+3TC; Pilot open-label study of 3TC+AZT+Abacavir+Efavirenz
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