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WebMD Medical Reference
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on October 16, 2016World Health Organization: “HIV Infection.”
CDC: “HIV/AIDS,” “Deciding If and When to Be Tested,” “Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP),” “Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).”.