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November 3, 1999

Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure to HIV—Reply

Author Affiliations

Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim Coeditor


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JAMA. 1999;282(17):1624. doi:10.1001/jama.282.17.1624-JLT1103-3-2

In Reply: Drs Bangsberg and Goldschmidt make an excellent point: experience with antiretroviral therapy and with the management of PEP for occupational exposures to HIV are valuable assets in the management of occupational HIV exposures in the health care workplace. The PEP "hotline" concept was pioneered by Julie Gerberding, MD, at San Francisco General Hospital in the early 1990s1 and has proven to be remarkably useful to health care workers who have sustained occupational exposures and the practitioners managing these exposures.

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