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why PEP need 28 days

Jun 30, 2011

please tell me why PEP need 28 days

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for your post.

The reason that PEP is given for 28 days is that earlier studies suggest that shorter treatment courses (7, 14 days) are less effective in HIV prevention.


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