Study: Widespread ‘test-and-treat’ HIV policies could increase dangerous drug resistance

Contact: Robert Perkins perkinsr@usc.edu 213-740-9226 University of Southern California Testing helps catch the disease early, but experts caution that aggressive use of antiretroviral drugs in asymptomatic patients could breed more resistant HIV One of the most widely advocated strategies for dealing with HIV/AIDS could double the number of multi-drug-resistant HIV cases in the population of…