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Daily and event-driven Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) are efficacious in reducing HIV transmission among men who have sex with men (MSM). We analysed baseline data from a PrEP demonstration project 'Be-PrEP-ared' in Antwerp, Belgium to understand preferences for daily or event-driven PrEP among MSM at high risk for HIV, and factors influencing their initial choice.
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Name: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
The Amsterdam PrEP project is a prospective, open-label demonstration study at a large sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic. We examined the uptake of PrEP; the baseline characteristics of men ...
On Demand oral TDF/FTC has been approved for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in France following the results of clinical studies but data are limited on real-world e...
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with daily oral tenofovir/emtricitabine dramatically reduces HIV risk in men who have sex with men (MSM). However, uptake is slow worldwide.
The FACTS 001 trial found that vaginal pre- and post-coital application of 1% tenofovir gel did not prevent HIV-1 infection amongst young South African women. The trial included a multi-faceted approa...
Increasing rates of HIV infection remain of concern, especially for high-risk groups such as men who have sex with men. Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis has emerged as an alternative to prevention. Howev...
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a method of preventing HIV infection through the use of antiretroviral (ARV) medications before exposure to HIV. This study will examine the feasibility ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the implementation of pharmacokinetic (PK) driven prophylaxis in current clinical practice
The purpose of this study is to quantify the magnitude and extent of infant exposure to daily emtricitabine (FTC) /tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) via maternal breastmilk when taken pr...
Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, or FTC/TDF) is a type of antiretroviral (ARV) medicine that is commonly used to treat HIV. Truvada is also used as pre-exposure prophy...
Safety and Efficacy of Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Alafenamide (F/TAF) Fixed-Dose Combination Once Daily for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex With Men and Are At Risk of HIV-1 Infection
The primary objective of this study is to assess the rates of HIV-1 seroconversion in Men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) who have sex with men and who are administered daily emtricitabi...
The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen. This is most frequently addressed by administering a vaccine or anti-viral medication following exposure to a virus.
Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).
A set of opposing, nonequilibrium reactions catalyzed by different enzymes which act simultaneously, with at least one of the reactions driven by ATP hydrolysis. The results of the cycle are that ATP energy is depleted, heat is produced and no net substrate-to-product conversion is achieved. Examples of substrate cycling are cycling of gluconeogenesis and glycolysis pathways and cycling of the triglycerides and fatty acid pathways. Rates of substrate cycling may be increased many-fold in association with hypermetabolic states resulting from severe burns, cold exposure, hyperthyroidism, or acute exercise.
The process of helping patients to effectively and efficiently use the health care system when faced with one or more of these challenges: (1) choosing, understanding, and using health coverage or applying for assistance when uninsured; (2) choosing, using, and understanding different types of health providers and services; (3) making treatment decisions; and (4) managing care received by multiple providers.
A method of disease prevention (abbreviated PrEP) which involves the administration of drugs to at-risk persons who have not been exposed to the disease-causing agent.
Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...
AIDS and HIV
AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...