HIV

Interview 38

Male
Age at interview: 46
Age at diagnosis: 27

Brief outline: Although he has developed a lot of resistance to anti-HIV drugs, he is currently doing well on T20, TMC114 (as part of a trial), FTC, tenofovir and abacavir, and has an undetectable viral load.

Background: A 46 year old gay man who lives in a small village in the midlands. He was diagnosed in the early days of the epidemic.

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Age at interview' 46

Age at diagnosis' 27

Sex' Male

Background' A 46 year old gay man who lives in a small village in the midlands. He was diagnosed in the early days of the epidemic.

Outline' A 46 year old gay man who lives in a small village in the midlands. He was diagnosed in the early days of the epidemic. He works voluntarily in the HIV sector. Although he has developed a lot of resistance to the antiviral medications, he is currently doing well on T20, TMC114 (as part of a trial), FTC, tenofovir and abacavir, and has an undetectable viral load. He has had to deal with a lot of death in his life, including family, friends and partners. Counselling has been very helpful to him. He is highly informed about medications and health care.

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