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Optimizing the PCP’s Role in HIV Prevention

Getting PrEP’d to Talk About Sexual Health

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents.

US Department of Health and Human Services, revised 2019.

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Adults and Adolescents With HIV.

US Department of Health and Human Services, last updated October 25, 2018.

Preexposure Prophylaxis for the  Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States—2017 Update. Clinical Practice Guideline

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017.

2018 Quick Reference Guide: Recommended Laboratory HIV Testing Algorithm for Serum or Plasma Specimens.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015.

Clinical Resources

American Academy of HIV Medicine | Supporting the HIV Care Provider and the Profession.

Basic Statistics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2019.

Database of Antiretroviral Drug Interactions.

HIV InSite. University of California, San Francisco.

HIV and Youth.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019.

HIV Drug Interactions.

University of Liverpool (Web site), 2019.

HIV in the United States by Region.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018.

HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018.

New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Clinical Guidelines Program.

PrEP Kit.

AIDS United, 2015.

Provider Information Sheet: PrEP During Conception, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

State HIV Laws.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018.

Taking a Sexual History.

NYC Health, 2015.

Transgender Health Learning Center.

University of California, San Francisco, 2019.

Clinician Consultation Center.

University of California, San Francisco, 2019.

WHO Implementation Tool for Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV Infection.

World Health Organization, 2017

Patient Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): HIV Basics.

The CDC is a division within the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. This comprehensive site provides extensive links to topics across the HIV-care continuum, including preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

HIV Risk Reduction Tool.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pill-Reminder Smartphone Apps (Free)

Mango Health – Medicine Reminder and Manager for iPhone.

Mango Health for Android.

Medisafe Medicine Reminders & Tracker for iPhone.

Medisafe Pill Reminder & Medication Tracker for Android.

Positively Aware.

Positively Aware, created by TPAN (Test Positive Aware Network), is a source of HIV-treatment news for consumers, as well as an educational tool for HIV caregivers. The site features PrEP resources, including videos for men who have sex with men and transgender people.

PrEP for U.S. Women: A Collection of Resources.

HIVE provides preconception and prenatal care and resources for women and couples affected by HIV. 

Suggested Readings

Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and women.

Baeten JM, et al. N Engl J Med. 2012;367(5):399-410.

Benefit of continuous/immediate ART on disease risk: SMART & START combined analysis.

Borges AH, et al. 24th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; February 13−16, 2017; Seattle, WA. Abstract 474.

Frequency of HIV testing and time from infection to diagnosis improve.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017.

Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV infection in injecting drug users in Bangkok, Thailand (the Bangkok Tenofovir Study): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial.

Choopanya K, et al. Lancet. 2013;381(9883):2083-2090.

Being PrEPared – preexposure prophylaxis and HIV disparities.

Goldstein RH, et al. N Engl J Med. 2018;379(14):1293-1295.

Preexposure chemoprophylaxis for HIV prevention in men who have sex with men.

Grant RM, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010;363(27):2587-2599.

HIV Preexposure prophylaxis, by race and ethnicity – United States, 2014-2016.

Huang YA, et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67(41):1147-1150.

Initiation of antiretroviral therapy in early asymptomatic HIV infection.

The INSIGHT START Study Group. N Engl J Med. 2015;373(9):795-807.

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