Truvada After Sexual Exposure

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Non-sexual exposure experiments

There are too many questions about enironmental exposure and the absence of corresponding researches in laboratory operating natural concentrations of HIV. Does your group plan to design such experiments?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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; Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...47 #RR-7. (This is a PDF.) Unlike PEP for occupational exposures, there is very little data on the effectiveness of PEP for sexual exposures, nor are there any formal guidelines from the CDC on this issue. The following reviews some preliminary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?

... "Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. Read more »
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