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Occup Med (Lond). 2007 Aug;57(5):329-36.

Occupational exposure to HIV and the use of post-exposure prophylaxis.

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  • 1Department of Sexual Health and HIV, Kings College Hospital, London SE5 9RS, UK.


The use of antiretroviral therapy as post-exposure prophylaxis against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is now routine following high-risk exposure to the HIV virus. This article summarizes the management of health care workers and others exposed to HIV in an occupational setting, and the evidence behind it.

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