Seroconversion to HIV-1 following a needlestick injury despite combination post-exposure prophylaxis.

Hawkins DA, Asboe D, Barlow K, Evans B.

J Infect. 2001 Jul;43(1):12-5. doi: 10.1053/jinf.2001.0811.

Post-exposure prophylaxis with antiretroviral drugs for at-risk needlestick injuries has become routine practice and is usually empirical. With increasing numbers of treatment-experienced patients, the choice of antiretroviral may need to be individually tailored. Infection can still occur despite attempts to optimize the drug combination used.

PMID: 11597149

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