Antiretroviral drug resistance mutations in antiretroviral-naive prisoners

David R. Stone*, Colleen Corcoran, Alysse Wurcel, Barbara McGovern, James Quirk, Arthur Brewer, Lorraine Sutton, Richard T. D'Aquila

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We assessed the incidence of antiretroviral drug resistance in a cohort of 25 antiretroviral-naive, human immunodeficiency virus-positive inmates in Massachusetts. Silent mutations, unexpected mutations at resistant sites, and resistance mutations were recorded. Among these inmates, we found a prevalence of drug resistance mutations that was equivalent to the prevalence previously found in nonprison populations in the same state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)883-886
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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