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)

Summary

  • PEP widely accepted for persons with HIV exposures in occupational and nonoccupational settings
  • Individuals with high-risk exposures acceptable candidates for PEP
  • PEP should be initiated as soon as possible following exposure and continue for 28 days

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