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Hiv Occupational Exposure

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NURSE need help about her occupational exposures to HIV

Thanks you doctor for taking time to read my message , i know thats you are very busy , because , not people from united- states who want your answer but all people around the world.I am a nurse from albania , i work in E .N .T service , during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but testing is warranted.You can download a copy of the "Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis" at... Read more »

Occupational exposure: Rubbing alcohol and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,Thank you for the great work you do!I am an RN and I recently gave a patient an allergy... Read more »

occupational exposure to HIV

I was trying to draw ABG from an AIDS patient. On first attempt I could not draw any blood and... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

If the Condom Breaks: New U.S. Guidelines for Non-Occupational Exposure to HIV

...PEP provides to the individual." For More Information For background and Web links on prevention of HIV infection after non-occupational exposure, see "Prophylaxis Following Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV" by Michelle Roland, M.D., published... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Occupational Exposure to HIV: Revised Hopkins Policy

... Methods to deal with occupational exposure to HIV are undergoing radical revision as a result of the CDC analysis of risk factors for infection and utility of AZT prophylaxis. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Information Regarding Antiretroviral Agents Used as HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational HIV Exposures

...PEP recommendations in 2005, 2 two important changes to antiretroviral use have occurred that affect the management of occupational exposures. First, Kaletra┬« (Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois), a combination protease... Read more »
The Body PRO

Genotypic Analyses of HIV Isolates for Antiviral Resistance Mutations from Source Patients Involved in Occupational Exposures

...University of Colorado in which theyanalyzed HIV isolates they obtained from 22 source patients of health careworkers who sustained occupational exposures to evaluate the presence ofantiretroviral resistance. They found that genetic evidence of... Read more »
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occupational exposure

Posted by stars, 1 Reply
...I have just this week had an occupational exposure. I stuck myself with an instrument from a patient known to be Hep B and HIV positive. Although academically I understand the Read more »

New Topic: Has anyone ever taken PEP?

Posted by anxietyboy
...Has anyone ever received Post Exposre Prophylaxis, for either a occupational or non-occupational exposure to HIV??? Read more »

Window Period for Occupational Exposures

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational exposure, variations in postexposure testing intervals, and differences over time in the sensitivity of... Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was Read more »