Primary Care for HIV-Infected Patients in Resource-Limited Settings

  • Authors: Charles van der Horst, MD; F. Parker Hudson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • WHO recommends use of antiretrovirals for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of combination HIV prevention approaches (Management Guidelines)[WHO ART]
  • WHO recommends use of antiretrovirals for postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) for prevention of HIV infection[WHO ART]
  • PrEP is recommended for MSM, transgender women who have sex with men, and serodiscordant couples including heterosexuals where 1 partner is at high risk of acquiring HIV infection

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