Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) means more exposure?

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  • Andrea Menezes Gonçalves Fluminense Federal University

Abstract

During the last Conference for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-USA), in 2018, the advent of a new era in the fight against HIV infection was very clear(1). The Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through prophylactic prescription of emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is clearly established and administered (adopted in 2012 in the United States), and the discussion about it is already in the stage of evaluating results and adjusting protocols. [...]

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Author Biography

Andrea Menezes Gonçalves, Fluminense Federal University

Gynecology and Obstetrics specialist doctor. Student at Master’s degree in Mother and Child Health – Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, Brazil.

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Published

2018-07-02

How to Cite

Gonçalves, A. M. (2018). Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) means more exposure?. Brazilian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 30(2), 39–40. Retrieved from https://bjstd.org/revista/article/view/828

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