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Pre-exposure Prophylaxis

Lisa A. Spacek, M.D., Ph.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs by HIV-negative individuals to prevent acquisition of HIV.

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Last updated: September 21, 2015