Fast Five Quiz: Treatment-Resistant HIV

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


May 10, 2021

Despite advances in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, HIV remains a major global public health concern. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 33 million deaths have been attributed to HIV, including 690,000 deaths in 2019 alone. It is estimated that 38 million individuals around the world are currently living with HIV/AIDS; among them, 25.4 million are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). Although ART options have dramatically and steadily improved over the years, HIV drug resistance continues to be a challenge that can lead to virologic failure and increased HIV morbidity and mortality.

How familiar are you with the HIV treatment resistance? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.