SATuRN and BioAfrica open access reports:

Here we provide you with sections from our open access annual reports, which are directed at public health practitioners, policies makers, doctors, researchers and the general public.
The objective of these reports is to present the key aspects of our work in an accessible, summarized format. The majority of the work presented has been published in peer-reviewed publications and can be seen in the publications section of


Transferring knowledge and skills to frontline medical personnel fighting the HIV & TB epidemics in rural South Africa

By Tulio de Oliveira, Justen Manasa, Richard Lessells - 2013-03-16
SATuRN 2013 report & SATuRN webpages received 186,746 visits in the past 12 months!

By Tulio de Oliveira - 2013-02-26
SATuRN 2013 report

Clinical Case Study: The Diagnosis and Management of First-line Antiretroviral Treatment Failure

By Theresa Rossouw, Tulio de Oliveira & Richard Lessells - 2013-01-16
SATuRN 2012 report

SATuRN's Featured Partner: New TB centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

By Richard Lessells & Tulio de Oliveira - 2012-07-03
SATuRN 2012 report

SATuRN's Featured Partner: Division of Medical Virology, Stellenbosh University

By Wolfgang Preiser, Gert van Zyl & Susan Engelbrecht - 2012-07-02
SATuRN 2012 report

Deep sequencing shed light on low levels of PI resistance in patients with poor adherence

By Gert van Zyl & Wolfgang Preiser - 2012-07-02
SATuRN 2012 report

1st Nurses & Health Care Workers Drug Resistance Workshop

By Lungani Ndwandwe, Tulio de Oliveira - 2012-06-01
SATuRN 2012 report

Transmited Drug Resistance data now more accessible through HIVDB GIS Tool

By Manasa J, Hunt G and de Oliveira T for SATuRN - 2012-03-29
SATuRN 2012 report

A Report of the Center for Global Development's Drug Resistance Working Group

By Editors: Rachel Nugent, Emma Back and Alexandra Beith - 2012-01-14
Center for Global Development Report

A survey of 10 years of primary drug resistance in South Africa

By Manasa J, Cassol S, Seebregts C, Newell M-L, de Oliveira T - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

Surveillance of Transmitted HIV-1 Drug Resistance in South African Provinces from 2005-2009

By Hunt GM, Ledwaba J, Basson AE, Moyes J, Cohen C, Singh B, Bertagnolio S, Jordan MR, Puren A and Morris L - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

HIV-1 drug resistance at antiretroviral treatment initiation in children previously exposed to single-dose nevirapine

By Hunt GM, Coovadia A, Abrams EJ, Sherman G, Meyers T, Morris L and Kuhn L. - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

Phenotypic Resistance to Etravirine in an HIV-1 Subtype-C Background

By AE Basson, S-Y Rhee, CM Parry, T de Oliveira, D Pillay, R Shafer and L Morris - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

In adult patients failing a second-line protease inhibitor regimen lopinavir concentration measurement in plasma or hair are helpful to exclude patients with poor adherence from unnecessary resistance testing

By van Zyl GU, van Mens TE, McIlleron H, Zeier M, Nachega JB, Decloedt E, Malavazzi C, Smith P, Huang Y, van der Merwe L, Gandhi M, Maartens G. - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

HIV clinical management: Integrating virtually failure clinics in southern Africa

By de Oliveira T, Rossouw T, Van Vuuren C, Naidu K, Ndwandwe L, Seebregts C - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

Southern African HIV Drug Resistance and Clinical Management Workshop

By de Oliveira T, Seebregts C on behalf of SATuRN - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) Executive Summary

By Tulio de Oliveira, Justen Manasa, Lungani Ndwandwe, Richard Lessells, David Katzenstein, Chris Seebregts - 2011-12-01
SATuRN 2011 report

Clinical cases

KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).

Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira