Indications for preexposure prophylaxis for HIV

Any person who has had anal or vaginal sex in the past 6 months with:
  • A partner who is HIV-positive with unknown or detectable viral load

  • One or more partners of unknown HIV status and inconsistent condom use

  • Any bacterial sexually transmitted infection (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis) in the past 6 monthsa

People who inject drugs and share injection equipment
Any individual who does not meet the above criteria, but requests preexposure prophylaxis
  • a CDC guidelines note that this does not include chlamydia in women who have sex with men and men who have sex with women, but local HIV incidence should be taken into consideration.

  • HIV = human immunodeficiency virus