Top Questions in ID: Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 25;4(4):ofx185. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx185. eCollection 2017 Fall.


HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly efficacious at preventing HIV acquisition. This review discusses ways to identify candidates for PrEP, recommended PrEP regimens, baseline and follow-up evaluations, applications of PrEP for HIV-serodiscordant couples, resources to address financial barriers, investigational strategies for PrEP, and educational resources for clinicians and patients.

Keywords: HIV; pre-exposure prophylaxis; prevention.