Antiretroviral medication for preventing HIV infection in nonoccupational settings

Bogoch, Isaac I.; Scully, Eileen P.; Zachary, Kimon C.
July 2012
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/10/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 10, p1153
Academic Journal
The article presents a review of the evidence and clinical practice for pharmacologic strategies employed to prevent HIV transmission among people exposed to the virus in nonoccupational settings. It states that the strategies include postexposure prophylaxis, preexposure prophylaxis and starting antiretroviral medications early. It concludes that these methods are being implemented with some success. INSET: Box 1: Evidence used in this review.


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