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This Week in HIV Research: Cracking the Contraception Conundrum

July 11, 2019: Seroconversion while on long-acting contraceptives; cardiovascular risk in people with HIV; suboptimal testing in high-prevalence U.S. areas; E/C/F/TAF may be suitable for PEP.

Fleur De Kine

New Campaign, Toolkit Gets Providers PrEP'd for Women

New York City aims to expand PrEP and PEP access by educating more clinicians that serve women.

Allison Glaser, M.D.

New York City's Hotline for HIV Exposure a Success, Study Finds

A dial-in hotline program in New York City has helped qualified patients access post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) at their local pharmacies, raising the possibility that remote screening methods could be an important way to bolster PEP use.

Study Finds High Burden of Psychosocial Issues Among PEP Users Img

Study Finds High Burden of Psychosocial Issues Among PEP Users

Researchers examining issues facing post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) users found that 74% of study participants had at least one psychosocial issue, including depression and/or problematic drug or alcohol use.

U.K. Updates PEP Guidelines: Raltegravir Replaces PIs and No Indication if Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load Img

U.K. Updates PEP Guidelines: Raltegravir Replaces PIs and No Indication if Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load

The United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers' Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA) has issued new guidance for post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) that includes using raltegravir (Isentress) rather than a boosted protease inhibitor.

At Last, PEP Modernization: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2013 Img

At Last, PEP Modernization: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2013

The estimable Paul Sax, M.D., from Brigham and Women's Hospital (a leading force in the break-the-routine CD4+ monitoring movement) called them, "The world's most outdated guidelines." Many health care providers demonstrated their disdain by ignoring...

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BASHH/BHIVA PEPSE Guidelines for Comment

Draft UK national guideline on HIV PEPSE 2011 are available for consultation until 5th June 2011.

UK Guideline for the Use of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Following Sexual Exposure

The main objective is to ensure the appropriate use of post-ex...

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Use of Antiretrovirals for Prevention: PrEP, PEP and ART

Transcript (.pdf)

For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.

Despite years of prevention efforts, HIV incidence has been inadequately controlled and the HIV/AIDS...

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The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; however, it can be p...

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Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

I'm here today with Dr. Antonio Urbina from St. Vincent's Medical Center in New York, where he is director of HIV education. Dr. Urbina, tell me about the new initiative.

We received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to educate ev...