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Antiretroviral Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Occupational HIV Exposure
Young T, Arens F, Kennedy G, Laurie J, Rutherford G. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Jan 24;(1):CD002835. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Related Knowledge Base Chapters
Prophylaxis Following Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV: Related Resources
Journal Articles
Antiretroviral Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Occupational HIV Exposure
Young T, Arens F, Kennedy G, Laurie J, Rutherford G. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Jan 24;(1):CD002835. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Antiretroviral drug resistance among patients with human immunodeficiency virus who act as sources or potential sources in occupational accidents involving healthcare workers
El-Far F, Medeiros EA, Gasparoto CT, Diaz RS. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2005 Sep;26(9):782-8.
Tolerance of a short course of nevirapine, associated with 2 nucleoside analogues, in postexposure prophylaxis of HIV
Rey D, Partisani M, Hess-Kempf G, Krantz V, Priester M, Cheneau C, Bernard-Henry C, de Mautort E, Decroix L, Lang JM. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Dec 1;37(4):1454-6.
Benefits of a rapid HIV test for evaluation of the source patient after occupational exposure of healthcare workers.
Puro V, Francisci D, Sighinolfi L, Civljak R, Belfiori B, Deparis P, Roda R, Modestino R, Ghinelli F, Ippolito G. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Jun;57(2):179-82.
Experience of healthcare workers taking postexposure prophylaxis after occupational HIV exposures: findings of the HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Registry
Wang SA, Panlilio AL, Doi PA, White AD, Stek M Jr, Saah A. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2000 Dec;21(12):780-5.
Cost effectiveness of human immunodeficiency virus postexposure prophylaxis for healthcare workers
Scheid DC, Hamm RM, Stevens KW. Pharmacoeconomics. 2000 Oct;18(4):355-68.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Joint ILO/WHO Guidelines on Health Services and HIV/AIDS
International Labour Office, World Health Organization, June 2005. [PDF, 413K] Also in Spanish and French.
Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis
Kuhar DT, Henderson DK, Struble KA, Heneine W, Thomas V, Cheever LW, Gomaa A, and Panlilio AL. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Sep;34(9):875-92.
Online Books and Chapters
Occupational Postexposure Prophylaxis Chapter: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2014.
Slide Sets
Post-Exposure Prophylaxis: An Evidence-Based Review
Northwest AETC and University of Washington, January 2006. [PowerPoint, 1.1MB]
Links
Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs)
Information from the CDC on protecting patients and health care workers from exposure to infections in healthcare settings.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
(NIOSH) Agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury. Part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
National Clinicians' Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline)
(1 888 448 4911) Provides 24-hour service for physicians and health care workers needing PEP case consultation only.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
(OSHA) Part of the U.S. Department of Labor.
bullet.gifBloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention
Information on occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.