Updated US Public Health Service guidelines for the management of occupational exposures to human immunodeficiency virus and recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis.

@article{Kuhar2013UpdatedUP,
  title={Updated US Public Health Service guidelines for the management of occupational exposures to human immunodeficiency virus and recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis.},
  author={D. Kuhar and D. Henderson and K. Struble and W. Heneine and Vasavi Thomas and L. Cheever and A. Gomaa and A. L. Panlilio},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={
          875-92
        }
}
  • D. Kuhar, D. Henderson, +5 authors A. L. Panlilio
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Infection control and hospital epidemiology
  • This report updates US Public Health Service recommendations for the management of healthcare personnel (HCP) who experience occupational exposure to blood and/or other body fluids that might contain human immunodeficiency virus (HIV. [...] Key Method The following is a summary of recommendations: (1) PEP is recommended when occupational exposures to HIV occur; (2) the HIV status of the exposure source patient should be determined, if possible, to guide need for HIV PEP; (3) PEP medication regimens should be…Expand Abstract
    Postexposure management of healthcare personnel to infectious diseases
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