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Prevention: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

A Quick Guide to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in the Health Care Setting PDF (284.55 KB)

Source: Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center

Information on post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for health care providers, including information on risk factors, prevention, treatment, and reporting procedures.

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for health care professionals on the management of nonoccupational exposure to HIV, including recommendations for postexposure prophylaxsis.

Clinician Consultation Center Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline) HTML

Source: National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center, University of California, San Francisco

Telephone consultation service available from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. (Eastern Time) to assist health care providers with questions and concerns related to occupational exposures to HIV and other blood-borne pathogens.


Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), including who may benefit from receiving PEP, side effects of PEP, and where and how people can get PEP.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis/ HTML


Information about post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), including who should take PEP, when PEP should be started, where people can get PEP, and who pays for PEP.

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), NON-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP), and Occupational PEP (oPEP) (Pocket Card -June 2016) PDF (318.44 KB)

Source: AIDS Education and Training Center Programs/Southeast

Information for health care providers on the management of occupational and non-occupational exposures to HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis HTML

Source: U.S. Public Health Service

Recommendations for the management of health care providers who experience occupational exposure to blood and/or other body fluids that might contain HIV.

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