Management of Occupational and Nonoccupational HIV Exposure

  • Author: Christopher B. Hurt, MD (More Info)
  • Editors In Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/1/18 (What's New)


  • Likelihood of HIV transmission related to exposure type and quantity of virus in inoculum
    • Potentially infectious materials include blood, bodily fluids, genital secretions, breast milk
    • Urine, feces, saliva, vomitus, nasal secretions, sputum, tears, sweat not considered infectious

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