Study concept and design: Günthard, Aberg, Eron, Telenti, Benson, Burger, Gallant, Reiss, Saag, Thomas, Volberding.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Günthard, Aberg, Eron, Hoy, Telenti, Benson, Burger, Cahn, Glesby, Reiss, Saag, Jacobsen, Volberding.
Drafting of the manuscript: Günthard, Aberg, Eron, Hoy, Telenti, Benson, Burger, Cahn, Gallant, Glesby, Saag, Jacobsen, Volberding.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Günthard, Aberg, Eron, Hoy, Telenti, Benson, Burger, Cahn, Gallant, Glesby, Reiss, Saag, Thomas, Volberding.
Administrative, technical, or material support: All authors.
Study supervision: All authors.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Günthard reported receiving research grants from Swiss National Science Foundation, the Yvonne Jacob Foundation, ZPHI, University of Zurich, the Vontobel Foundation, the Hartmann-Müller Foundation, the European Commission, and Gilead Sciences; receiving personal fees for serving on data and safety monitoring committees for EuroSida and Merck and for being a member of the research council of the Swiss National Science Foundation; serving as a medical advisor and consultant (all money went to the University of Zurich, not to Dr Günthard) to Gilead Sciences, ViiV, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Janssen; and receiving travel grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, and Janssen. Dr Aberg reported receiving personal fees for serving on scientific advisory boards for AbbVie, Merck, and Janssen. Dr Eron reported receiving grants and personal fees from Merck, Bristol-MyersSquibb, ViiV Healthcare, and GlaxoSmithKline; and personal fees from Gilead, Janssen, and AbbVie. Dr Hoy reported her institution was paid by ViiV HealthCare, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and Gilead Sciences for participation on advisory boards. Dr Benson reported that her spouse, Robert T. Schooley, MD, has received research support from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc; served as a scientific advisor to CytoDyn and Merck & Co Inc; served as a scientific advisory board member for Gilead Sciences Inc, GlobeImmune Inc, and Monogram Biosciences; served as a member of data and safety monitoring committees for Axio and Gilead Sciences Inc; and has stock in GlobeImmune Inc. Dr Burger reported receiving research grants, educational grants, and/or honoraria for participation in advisory boards or as a speaker at symposia from Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Janssen/Tibotec, GlaxoSmithKline/ViiV, Gilead, AbbVie, and Roche (all payments went to Radboud University Medical Center, not to Dr Burger). Dr Cahn reported receiving grant support and other for serving on advisory boards for Merck, ViiV, Gilead, and Tibotec; and receiving grant funding from Merck. Dr Gallant reported receiving grants and personal fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, and Merck & Co; personal fees from Takara Bio Inc and Janssen Therapeutics; and grants from Sangamo BioSciences, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, ViiV Healthcare, and AbbVie. Dr Glesby reported receiving grant funding from Pfizer; and personal fees from Pfizer, UpToDate, Clinical Care Options, and International Antiviral Society–USA. Dr Reiss reported receiving other from Gilead Sciences and Janssen Pharmaceutica; and grants from Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Merck & Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and ViiV Healthcare. Dr Saag reported receiving consulting fees from Gilead, Merck, ViiV, and Bristol-Myers Squibb; and receiving institutional grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, Gilead, Janssen, and ViiV. Dr Volberding reported receiving personal fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences. Drs Telenti and Thomas and Ms Jacobson did not report any disclosures. During the last 5 years, the International Antiviral Society–USA reported receiving grants for selected continuing medical education activities that are pooled (ie, no single company supports any single effort) from Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Therapeutics, Merck & Co, Mylan, Pfizer, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Tibotec Therapeutics, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and ViiV Healthcare.
Funding/Support: This work was supported and funded by the International Antiviral Society–USA, a mission-based, nonmembership, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. No private sector or government funding was used to support the effort. Panel members are not compensated for participation.
Role of the Sponsors: The International Antiviral Society–USA had a role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We thank Rachel D. Lastra, BA (International Antiviral Society–USA), for administrative and editorial support; Evans Whitaker, MD, MLIS (University of California San Francisco [UCSF]), for conducting the PubMed literature search; and Gloria Y. Won, MLIS (UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion), for conducting the EMBASE literature search.