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)


  • Providers must risk-stratify type and severity of sexual or needle-sharing nonoccupational exposure to distinguish scenarios warranting PEP
    • Strongest consideration should be given to percutaneous exposure and condomless receptive anal intercourse
  • Because source for nonoccupational exposures not always known, it is often necessary to continue PEP course for full 28 days

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