Expert Advisory Group on AIDS Providing expert scientific advice on HIV Change to recommended regimen for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) EAGA was asked to review its recommended regimen for occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in light of new evidence. When the PEP regimen was last changed, it was agreed that consistency should be maintained with the recommended … [Read more...]
Syphilis predicts HIV incidence among men and transgender women who have sex with men in a pre-exposure prophylaxis trial.
Background Syphilis infection may potentiate transmission of HIV. We sought to determine the extent to which HIV acquisition was associated with syphilis infection within an HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis trial (iPrEx) and whether Emtricitabine/Tenofovir (FTC/TDF) modified that association. Methods The Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Initiative (iPrEx) study randomly assigned 2499 … [Read more...]