Géraldine Guasch (CRCM) - Publication in Nature Communications -

Jun 2014 AIDS (London, England)

Comparison of ultra-deep versus Sanger sequencing detection of minority mutations on the HIV-1 drug resistance interpretations after virological failure.


Mohamed S, Penaranda G, Gonzalez D, Camus C, Khiri H, Boulmé R, Sayada C, Philibert P, Olive D, Halfon P


Drug-resistance mutations are routinely detected using standard Sanger sequencing, which does not detect minor variants with a frequency below 20%. The impact of detecting minor variants generated by ultra-deep sequencing (UDS) on HIV drug-resistance interpretations has not yet been studied.

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