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"Truvada has been approved by the FDA for HIV prophylaxis" is at - IDWeek 2016: Electronic Health Records Can Help Select Candidates for HIV PrEP | Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)


HIV prophylaxis... if a patient refuses HIV testing after a healthcare worker has a needle stick injury.... do not test the patient and go ahead and place the healthcare worker on HIV prophylaxis

HIV prophylaxis::: if the source patient has a high CD4 count and a low viral load, then 2 nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors are used for 4 weeks... if the source patient had a high viral load and low CD4 count, then 2 nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors + 1 protease inhibitor is used for 4 weeks

Daily Drug Can Reduce HIV Risk

Preexposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a daily pill that can greatly lower one’s risk of getting HIV from having sex or injecting drugs.

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