TITLE

CDC warns off anti-HIV drug

PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Feb2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Stresses that U.S. doctors should not prescribe the HIV prevention drug Nevirapine to healthy hospital workers stuck by needles according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health risks of Nevirapine; Number of reported cases where healthcare workers were infected with HIV through needlestick injuries.
ACCESSION #
7196119

 

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