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)

Summary

  • Mucosal surfaces may develop micro- or macroabrasions during intercourse
    • Greater likelihood of transmission from receptive anal sex, compared with vaginal or oral sex due to differences in epithelial layers
  • Male-to-female transmission during vaginal sex more likely than female-to-male transmission

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