Persons with HIV: Prevention and Care

The listed guidelines and related implementation resources provide guidance about prevention strategies to help reduce the risk of HIV transmission and improve linkage and retention in care and treatment services for persons with HIV.

Note: For the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines on HIV Treatment, please refer to AIDSinfoexternal icon, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Guidelines

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Title and Description Publication
Year
Status
Guidance for Non-HIV-Specialized Providers Caring for Persons with HIV Who Have been Displaced by Disasters (such as a Hurricane)external icon This document provides guidance to health care providers attending to the medical needs of adults and children with HIV who have been displaced from disaster areas and who have not yet secured HIV care in the areas where they have relocated. 2018 Check mark icon indicating Current Guidelines
Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV
Updates and expands the 2003 guideline, Incorporating HIV prevention into the medical care of persons living with HIV. It compiles longstanding and new federal recommendations about biomedical, behavioral, and structural interventions that can help reduce the risk of HIV transmission from persons with HIV.
2014 Check mark icon indicating Current Guidelines
Integrated prevention services for HIV infection, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis for persons who use drugs illicitly: summary guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Summarizes as of 2011, guidelines or recommendations published by multiple agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for prevention and control of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB) for persons who use drugs illicitly
Note: A few of the recommendations have been updated/adapted in the Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV and the 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines
2012 Exclaimation mark icon indicating Some sections may be out-of-date. Use with caution.
HIV Infection: Detection, Counseling, and Referral
Provides updated recommendations for the screening and treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV
2015 Check mark icon indicating Current Guidelines
Update to CDC’s U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised recommendations for the use of hormonal contraception among women at high risk for HIV infection or infected with HIV
Summarizes an assessment of evidence regarding hormonal contraceptive use and the risk for HIV acquisition, transmission, and disease progression, and provides the resulting updated guidance. The report notes the importance of condom use and other HIV preventive measures, expansion of the variety of contraceptive methods available (i.e., contraceptive method mix), and the need for further research on these issues.
2012 Check mark icon indicating Current Guidelines
Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection
This report provides updated, integrated recommendations for services provided to partners of persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and three other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) (i.e., syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydial infection)
Note: Some of the recommendations on partner services have been updated in the Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV
2008 Exclaimation mark icon indicating Some sections may be out-of-date. Use with caution.

Implementation Resources

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Title and Description Publication
Year
Status
Training Webinars for The Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014
Covers pertinent guideline topics and case studies for primary guideline audiences
2015 Check mark icon indicating Current Guidelines

Out-of-Date/Superseded Guidelines

To be used for historic purposes only.