Guidelines and Standards


Blood Donor Deferral based on High-Risk Behavior (Food and Drug Administration)
Portal to information related to blood donor deferral based on high-risk behavior. Particularly pertinent to MSM blood donor deferral, with links to transcripts of discussions related to possible changes of the deferral policies related to MSM risk factors.

Health Care Worker Exposure Guidelines (AIDSinfo)
A Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) titled "Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis."

Nonoccupational Exposure Considerations (AIDSinfo)
A Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) titled "Management of Possible Sexual, Injection-Drug-Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV, Including Considerations Related to Antiretroviral Therapy."

Perinatal Guidelines (AIDSinfo)
Public Health Service Task Force Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States.

Prevention of Opportunistic Infections Guidelines (AIDSinfo)
USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

Prevention Recommendations and Guidelines (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
This resource provides a listing to CDC literature and information regarding recommendations and guidelines for prevention of HIV transmission as well as educational materials and programs.

Last revised: 04/22/2008