Are Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Preexposure Prophylaxis Specific Enough? Formulation of a Personalized HIV Risk Score for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Initiation.
From the *Los Angeles LGBT Center; †Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, ‡Department of Biostatistics, Fielding School of Public Health, §Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, ¶Anderson School of Business, and ∥Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
- Published Article
Sexually transmitted diseases
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Current CDC PrEP guidelines should be expanded to incorporate substance use, partner-level, and other Syndemic variables that have been shown to contribute to HIV acquisition. Deployment of such personalized algorithms may better hone PrEP criteria and allow providers and their patients to make a more informed decision prior to PrEP use.
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