How can the risk of occupational exposure to HIV be mitigated?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Ana Elizabeth Markelz, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: John Bartlett, MD  more...
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The risk of occupational exposure to HIV has resulted in the creation of strategies to reduce the risk in physicians and medical personnel. Such strategies focus on consideration of modes and risk of transmission, baseline and follow-up testing, and prophylaxis.


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