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Is there HIV drug resistance to protease inhibitors?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

The HIV mutates frequently, and when a mutation produces resistance to protease inhibitors this will allow that form of the virus to multiply over other forms which are sensitive.
That is one of the reasons for a drug combination which makes single mutational changes less likely to be favorable to the virus.

In brief: Yes

The HIV mutates frequently, and when a mutation produces resistance to protease inhibitors this will allow that form of the virus to multiply over other forms which are sensitive.
That is one of the reasons for a drug combination which makes single mutational changes less likely to be favorable to the virus.
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