Recommendations for surveillance of transmitted HIV drug resistance in countries scaling up antiretroviral treatment.

@article{Bennett2008RecommendationsFS,
  title={Recommendations for surveillance of transmitted HIV drug resistance in countries scaling up antiretroviral treatment.},
  author={Diane E. Bennett and Mark Myatt and Silvia Bertagnolio and Donald Sutherland and Charles F. Gilks},
  journal={Antiviral therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 Suppl 2},
  pages={25-36}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) threshold survey method was developed for surveillance of transmitted HIVDR in resource-limited countries. The method is being implemented with minimal resources as a routine public health activity to produce comparable results in multiple countries and areas within countries. Transmitted drug resistant HIV strains will be seen first in cities or health districts where antiretroviral treatment (ART) has been widely… CONTINUE READING