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IDCR-O-Gram: 2006 DHHS Guidelines for the Utilization of Drug Resistance Testing in Clinical Practice

December 2006

Rating Scheme for Recommendations

Strength of Recommendation: A = Strong; B = Moderate; C = Optional; D = Should usually not be offered; E = Should never be offered.

Quality of Evidence for Recommendation: I = At least one randomized trial with clinical results; II: Clinical trials with laboratory results; III: Expert opinion.

Source: The US Department of Health and Human Services. Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. October 2006. Available at

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