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Which of the following drugs was most likely given to the client?
A 34-year-old woman with AIDS was found to have a CD4 lymphocyte count of 45 cell/mm at the last control visit. The patient had an extensive hi 3 story of treatment with a variety of antiretroviral drugs and had been currently taking zidovudine, lamivudine and ritonavir. A tropism test showed that the HIV of the patient used the CCR5 receptor to enter the host cells. A therapy with a drug that prevents entry was started.



A. Ribavirin
B. Enfuvirtide
C. Didanosine
D. Maraviroc
E. Indinavir
F. Saquinavir
Asked by Sebastian, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Maraviroc-learning objective: explain the mechanism of action of maraviroc.answer: dmaraviroc binds to a specific ccr5 receptor on the viral envelope and blocks the fusion of viraland cellular...Read More
 

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