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)


  • Historically, adherence to PEP regimens has been poor, ranging from < 30%[Kahn 1998; Neu 2007] to 90%[Roland 2011; Mayer 2008; McAllister 2014; Foster 2015]
  • Baseline adherence counseling, periodic telephone or other types of evaluations during course of PEP should be implemented to facilitate maximal adherence
    • Emphasis on missing as few doses as possible

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