MK-0518 Intensification And HDAC Inhibition In Depletion Of Resting CD4+ T Cell HIV Infection

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00614458
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Due to insufficient funds)
First Posted : February 13, 2008
Results First Posted : October 25, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2011
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David Margolis, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: HIV Infections
Intervention: Drug: Raltegravir; valproic acid

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Effect on Latent HIV of Adding Raltegravir and VPA to ART Single arm pilot study that measured the effect of adding Raltegravir and Valproic acid (VPA) and current antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the persistence of latent HIV infection within circulating, resting CD4+ T cells in patients stably suppressed by ART

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Effect on Latent HIV of Adding Raltegravir and VPA to ART

  Baseline Characteristics

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   A Change in the Number of HIV Infected Cells.   [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ]

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  Limitations and Caveats

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