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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2019

Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Preexposure Prophylaxis

Description of Resource: 
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians offer preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with effective antiretroviral therapy to persons who are at high risk of HIV acquisition. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is a high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
HIV
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Preexposure Prophylaxis [Internet]. 2019 Jun [cited 2019 Jun 25]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/prevention-of-human-immunodeficiency-virus-hiv-infection-pre-exposure-prophylaxis