Monitoring of patients helps in detecting drug resistance
Drug-Resistant HIV 'On Increase' In Sub-Saharan Africa -- BBC
Drug-resistant HIV has been increasing in parts of sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade, according to experts writing in the Lancet.
Studies on 26,000 untreated HIV-positive people in developing countries were reviewed by the team.
They said resistance could build up if people fail to stick to drug regimes, and because monitoring could be poor.
A UK HIV organisation said resistance was a serious problem in Africa where alternative treatments were lacking.
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My Comment: People failing to stick to drug regimes is probably the number one cause.