TITLE

Antiviral Briefs

PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jul2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p395
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports global developments related to researches in antiviral therapy as of July 2000. Includes the discovery of a combined therapy with foscarnet and ganciclovir for patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis; Reduction of viral load in patients undergoing chronic antiretroviral therapy; Assessment of immune restoration among HIV infected children.
ACCESSION #
3422211

 

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