Acyclovir-Resistant Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

Last updated February 20, 2015
Case Authors: 
David H. Spach, MD's picture
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Director, Frontier 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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