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Adults, Pregnant Women, and Children - Malawi

Country:
Year Issued:
2014
Population:
Adults, Pregnant Women, and Children
In Accordance with WHO 2014 PEP Recommendations?:
N
Criteria for Starting PEP:

Continue a 30- day course of ARV prophylaxis (PEP) if exposure is classified as "risk" and exposed person is HIV negative.

Eligibility: any exposure classified as risk in the last 72 hours.

Risk:

Substance:

  • Blood
  • Semen
  • Vaginal fluid
  • Cerebro
  • Spinal fluid
  • Pleural fluid
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Synovial fluid
  • Ascites fluid
Evaluation of Risk:

Type of contact:

  • Skin penetrated with contaminated needle (hollow or non-hollow)
  • Large amount of substance on mucous membrane
  • Sexual intercourse no condom
  • Risk substance on lacerated skin/ open wound

Source person:

  • Regardless of known/unknown HIV status
Follow-up Screening Recommendations:

At 30 days (after completing ARV prophylaxis):

  • Assess adherence
  • Give 60 condoms

At 3 months and 6 months:

  • Repeat HTC