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National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center (PEPline)
Provides health care professionals with up-to-the-minute HIV clinical information and individualized, expert case consultation.

Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus-Infected Health-Care Providers and Students [PDF - 321KB]
MMWR, July 6, 2012/61 (RR-3) 
This report updates the 1991 CDC recommendations for the management of hepatitis B virus (HBV)–infected health-care providers and students to reduce risk for transmitting HBV to patients during the conduct of exposure-prone invasive procedures.

Recommendations for Postexposure Interventions to Prevent Infection with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Tetanus in Persons Wounded During Bombings and Other Mass-Casualty Events - United States, 2008 [PDF - 605 KB]
MMWR, August 1, 2008/57 (RR-6)
This report outlines recommendations for postexposure interventions to prevent infection with hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or human immunodeficiency virus, and tetanus in persons during bombings or other events resulting in mass casualties.

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis [PDF- 266 KB]
MMWR, September 30, 2005/54 (RR-09)
This report updates U.S. Public Health Service recommendations for the management of health-care personnel (HCP) with occupational exposure to blood and other body fluids that might contain human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This report emphasizes adherence to postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) regimens when indicated, expert consultation in managing exposures, follow-up to improve HCP adherence to PEP, and monitoring for adverse events, including seroconversion. Clinicians should consider occupational exposures as urgent medical concerns.

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis [PDF - 333 KB]
MMWR, June 29, 2001/54 (RR-11)
Updates previous U.S. Public Health Service recommendations for the management of health-care personnel who have occupational exposure to blood and other body fluids that might contain hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Immunization of Health-Care Workers: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee(HICPAC) [PDF - 423 KB]
MMWR, December 26, 1997/46 (RR-18)
This report summarizes recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) concerning the use of certain immunizing agents in health care workers (HCWs) in the United States.

 
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