Interim Guidance: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex with Men

Smith, D. K.; Grant, R. M.; Weidle, P. J.; Lansky, A.; Mermin, J.; Fenton, K. A.
January 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/28/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p65
The article discusses the study Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Initiative (iPrEX), which was conducted in Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Thailand, South Africa and the U.S. Participants of the study include HIV-uninfected men and male-to-female transgender adults who reported sex with a man. These participants reported engaging in high-risk sexual behaviors during the preceding 6 months and had no clinical contraindication to take a combination formulation of 300 milligram (mg) tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and 200 mg emtricitabine FTC (TDF/FTC).


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