Postexposure chemoprophylaxis for occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus type 1: current status and prospects for the future.

@article{Henderson1991PostexposureCF,
  title={Postexposure chemoprophylaxis for occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus type 1: current status and prospects for the future.},
  author={David K. Henderson},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={91 3B},
  pages={312S-319S}
}
Occupational exposures to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continue to occur in the health care setting. Each such exposure is associated with risk for occupational infection. Although occupational HIV infections have been uncommon in health care workers, the occurrence of even one such infection is traumatic for the health care worker and his or her institution. To attempt to prevent infection following occupational exposures, some institutions and investigators have elected to offer… CONTINUE READING