What are the baseline lab tests for HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) medications?

Updated: Jul 08, 2021
  • Author: Derek T Larson, DO; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Baseline laboratory tests for PEP medications, as follows:

  • Urine human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), if applicable, upon presentation and then at 4-6 weeks
  • Complete blood cell (CBC) count
  • Aspartate transaminase (AST) and alanine transaminase (ALT)

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