HIV prophylaxis

HIV prophylaxis

AIDS The administration of one–eg, zidovudine or more anti-HIV agents after contact with HIV-infected blood. See HAART, HIV.
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Furthermore, if there is an HIV-infected infant who received HIV prophylaxis with zidovudine and nevirapine, the infant may have developed resistance to the nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors [NNRTIs] class of medications, and timely antiretroviral-resistant testing is an important step prior to choosing an appropriate regimen," Nava Yeganeh, MD, said in an interview prior to an annual scientific meeting on infectious diseases.
In creating the groups for the secondary analysis dyads were excluded if the reason for newborn HIV prophylaxis was driven by the mother's partner being HIV-positive while the mother herself was HIV-negative, and an additional dyad was excluded as there was no ascertainable viral load data for the duration of the mother's pregnancy at the time the retrospective chart review was performed.
One of the two drug combinations tested in the ring had been shown in three clinical trials to prevent HIV-some of the time-when taken orally, and is the only product approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for HIV prophylaxis.
Out of 35 healthcare workers who had past experience of NSI, only 4(11%) HCWs reported NSI incident to reporting authority and received PEP for HIV prophylaxis
Completed observation of the randomized placebo-controlled phase of iPrEx: daily oral FTC/TDF pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis among men and trans women who have sex with men.
The field of HIV prophylaxis has also seen significant progress since the 2010 update, and the new guidelines reflect those advances.
South African communities, health workers and scientists contributed significantly to these developments, including synthesis of microbicides, pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis and vaccines.
Comprehensive care and HIV prophylaxis after sexual assault in rural South Africa: The Refentse intervention study," British Medical Journal 338 (b515): 1559-1562.
HIV-positive mothers often did not receive either antenatal care or perinatal HIV prophylaxis.
HIV Prophylaxis Following Non-occupational Exposure Including Sexual Assault.
Studies should be requested only for drugs that already have an acceptable safety record in older children and that have some potential as HIV prophylaxis, subcommittee members cautioned.