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If you mean post-exposure prophylasis??
then, see Primary Care Clinical Practice Guidelines - Bloodborne exposure
http://medicine.ucsf.edu/resources/guidelines/guide1.html#pep

Also known as universal precautions -  treat ALL bodily secretions from
ANYONE as infectious -  more health care workers die from Hepatitis B
 than from AIDS as a result of occupational exposure...

The person with AIDS or Hepatitis B can look like yourself....


JOINT ADVISORY NOTICE Department of Labor / Department of Health and Human Services -
Guidelines for Protecting the Safety and Health of Health Care Workers - Appendix 5 - Protection
Against Occupational Exposure To Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) And Human Immunodeficiency Virus
(HIV) October 19, 1987
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/hcwapp5.html

UCSF PEPNet - current information about post-exposure prophylaxis for preventing infection with
HIV and other blood-borne viruses after exposure.
http://epi-center.ucsf.edu/PEP/pepnet.html

CDC Hospital Infections Program - Needlesticks / Other Blood Exposures
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/Needle/needle.htm
  MMWR 1998 May 15 47(RR-7) HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Guidelines (110K HTML,
  384L PDF)
  http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/Blood/HIV_PEP.HTM
    Appendix First-line drugs for HIV PEP HTML
    http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00052801.htm

JAMA 1999 Mar 10;281(10):931-936 - Grand Rounds at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes
of Health - Postexposure Chemoprophylaxis for Occupational Exposures to the Human
Immunodeficiency Virus
http://www.ama-assn.org/special/hiv/library/readroom/vol_281/jgn80003.htm



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On Thu, 16 Sep 1999 11:30:41 -0700, Doctors Community Hospital <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>We are developing a policy for patients that may be infected with HIV
>from blood transfusions. We have searched Medline, checked and called the
>CDC, FDA and the Red Cross. We want to determine the proper prophylaxis
>protocol for such an event. We need this soon.
>
>Your help is greatly appreciated.
>
>TIA
>
>Bebbie Rhodes
>
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