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Patients are randomized to two study arms for at least 48 weeks of treatment. Arm A receives SQV SGC plus RTV plus two NRTIs of choice. Arm B receives EFV plus two NRTIs of choice. NRTIs approved for study use are stavudine (d4T), didanosine (ddI), zidovudine (AZT), lamivudine (3TC), Combivir, and zalcitabine (ddC). Abacavir is excluded. The following immunology variables and HIV-1 viral characteristics will be evaluated during study visits: CD4 and CD8 cell counts; naive and memory T-cells; T-cell activation markers (HLA-DR and CD38); T-cells expressing T helper 1- (TH1-) and T helper 2- (TH2-) associated intracytoplasmic cytokines; anti-CD3 T-cell activation responses; T-cell receptor V Beta repertoire; cytotoxic T-lymphocyte (CTL) activity levels; lymph node histology (optional); HIV-1 qualitative microcultures and viral phenotyping for non-syncytium-inducing (NSI) and syncytium-inducing (SI) viral isolates. Laboratory determinations, adverse effects, neurological exams (including mental status evaluations), and lipodystrophy parameters (including fasting lipid profile and physical parameters) also are evaluated.
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ritonavir, Efavirenz, Saquinavir
UCLA Care Ctr
NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:08-0400
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Inflammation of brain parenchymal tissue as a result of viral infection. Encephalitis may occur as primary or secondary manifestation of TOGAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; HERPESVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ADENOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; FLAVIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; BUNYAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PICORNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PARAMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; and ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS.
Viral infections of the leptomeninges and subarachnoid space. TOGAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; FLAVIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RUBELLA; BUNYAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORBIVIRUS infections; PICORNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RHABDOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; HERPESVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ADENOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; JC VIRUS infections; and RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS may cause this form of meningitis. Clinical manifestations include fever, headache, neck pain, vomiting, PHOTOPHOBIA, and signs of meningeal irritation. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp1-3)
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An HIV protease inhibitor that works by interfering with the reproductive cycle of HIV.
Inhibitor or Reverse Transcriptases or of RNA-dIrected DNA polymerase.
Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...
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