The Role of HIV Providers in Secondary HIV Prevention

  • Author: W. David Hardy, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/16/18 (What's New)


  • CDC/HRSA/NIH secondary prevention guidelines recommend that all persons with HIV should be regularly screened for HIV risk behavior by their HIV care provider (Management Guidelines)[CDC 2014]
    • Screening should take place at presentation and at subsequent visits as necessary, but at least annually
    • Screening should include assessment of behavioral, biologic, and biomedical factors associated with HIV transmission
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