How is HIV infection prevented?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Alejandro Delgado, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Preexposure chemoprophylaxis (PrEP) with antiretroviral medications (ARVs) is a concept that has been widely recognized as a method for primary prevention for individuals with ongoing risks for becoming infected with HIV.


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