Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco are evaluating next-generation sequencing for its ability to detect early signs of drug resistance in HIV patients.

In an Illumina-sponsored webinar, Gordon Bentley, a senior research associate at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, discussed his group's use of deep amplicon sequencing of the HIV reverse transcriptase gene to look for known mutations conferring resistance to antiretroviral drugs.

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