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Prevention: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nooccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States PDF (1)

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

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.

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 -January 2015) PDF (691.48)

Source: Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center

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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