TITLE

Pre-exposure prophylaxis: increasing evidence for effectiveness but should the perspective return to test and treat?

AUTHOR(S)
Desai, Mitesh
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Sexually Transmitted Infections;10/ 1/2012, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p475
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses two studies which examined the impact of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on heterosexuals. In both studies, heterosexual couples received HIV prevention services including risk-reduction counseling, sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening and treatment, and free condoms. Study authors concluded that PrEP offers HIV risk reduction benefits.
ACCESSION #
82083330

 

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