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)


  • No increased sexual risk behavior in context of PEP detected when examined systematically[Martin 2004; Donnell 2010; Schechter 2004; Poynten 2009]
  • Clinical trial settings may not be perfect representations of real-world behavior, as trials carefully integrate risk-reduction counseling and biomedical interventions
  • PEP should be paired with behavioral risk-reduction counseling to minimize chances of future and repeat exposures[Roland 2006]

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