For her PhD thesis, Susan Aitken develops and evaluates a simple virological failure screening assay (VFA) for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). VFA is compatible with the use of dried blood spots (DBS) and determines whether the viral load is above or below a treatment success threshold.
S.C. Aitken, Towards Virological Monitoring of Hiv-1 Drug Resistance in Resource-limited Settings.
Prof. T.F. Rinke de Wit
Prof. W. Stevens
Dr R. Schuurman
Dr C.L. Wallis
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