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Employer Responsibilities in PEP Management to Prevent HIV Infection Following an Occupational Exposure

NYSDOH AIDS Institute, June 2020 Requirements: Organizations that employ health professionals or others who are at risk for occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, or other potentially infectious materials are generally required to establish policies and procedures that guide the management of such exposures. Employers must conform to the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard … Continue reading “Employer Responsibilities in PEP Management to Prevent HIV Infection Following an Occupational Exposure”

Selecting and Initiating a 28-Day Course of PEP

Lead author: Elliot DeHaan, MD, with the Medical Care Criteria Committee, June 2020 RECOMMENDATIONS Considerations and Caveats Suspected seroconversion: If acute HIV infection is suspected at any time, immediate consultation with a clinician experienced in managing acute HIV infection is advised (see the NYSDOH AI guideline Diagnosis and Management of Acute HIV). Clinicians can call the … Continue reading “Selecting and Initiating a 28-Day Course of PEP”