Acyclovir-Resistant Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

Last updated February 20, 2015
Case Authors: 
David H. Spach, MD's picture
Real name: 
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Director, Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center
University of Washington School of Medicine
Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the basic mechanism of action of acyclovir (Zovirax).
  2. Discuss best treatment options for HIV-infected patients with acyclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus infections.

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