Human Immunodeficiency Virus--Associated Lipoatrophy: Letting the Genome Out of the Bottle

Lichtenstein, Kenneth A.
March 2008
Journal of Infectious Diseases;3/15/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 6, p784
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the benefits of antiretrovial therapy in treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. He discusses the potential role of genetic polymorphisms in predisposing HIV-infected patients who receive highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The author believes that antiretroviral therapy has enhanced the quality of life of patients and provided hope for all HIV-infected individuals who have access to such medicines.


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