Pre-exposure prophylaxis for sexually-acquired HIV risk management: a review

@inproceedings{Wilton2015PreexposurePF,
  title={Pre-exposure prophylaxis for sexually-acquired HIV risk management: a review},
  author={James M Wilton and Heather Senn and Malika Sharma and Darrell H S Tan},
  booktitle={HIV/AIDS},
  year={2015}
}
Despite significant efforts, the rate of new HIV infections worldwide remains unacceptably high, highlighting the need for new HIV prevention strategies. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a new approach that involves the ongoing use of antiretroviral medications by HIV-negative individuals to reduce the risk of HIV infection. The use of daily tenofovir/emtricitabine as oral PrEP was found to be effective in multiple placebo-controlled clinical trials and approved by the United States Food… CONTINUE READING
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