Lipid abnormalities in a healthcare worker receiving HIV prophylaxis.


Healthcare workers (HCWs) worldwide risk occupational exposure to HIV and other blood-borne pathogens. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) may decrease the risk of seroconversion after occupational or sexual exposure. Current guidelines recommend immediate PEP with at least 2 drugs following HIV exposure. In high-risk exposures, the guidelines recommend the use… (More)