Researchers identify first known case of PrEP failure in developing country

[From Healio, July 6, 2018]

“A 28-year-old man in Thailand appeared to have acquired multidrug-resistant HIV while on pre-exposure prophlyaxis, or PrEP, researchers reported.

It is one of the few cases of PrEP failure with emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (FTC/TDF) and the first known reported case in a developing country, according to Donn J. Colby, MD, of the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center in Bangkok, and colleagues.”

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