Transmitted HIV drug resistance- does the problem exists in Nepal?

  • Surendra Karki Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia

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Published
2014-03-31
How to Cite
Karki, S. (2014). Transmitted HIV drug resistance- does the problem exists in Nepal?. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 52(193), 755-756. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.1577
Section
Letter to the Editor