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Zidovudine for chemoprophylaxis after occupational exposure to HIV-infected blood: an economic evaluation


, : Zidovudine for chemoprophylaxis after occupational exposure to HIV-infected blood: an economic evaluation. Clinical Infectious Diseases 14(4): 822-830

The costs were estimated of 3 strategies for the management of health-care workers after needlestick injury: (A) continue therapy with zidovudine for 4 weeks if the patient tests seropositive for HIV (2) or discontinue therapy and follow up if seronegative (B) as for (A) except that zidovudine is not offered (C) patients blood is not tested and zidovudine is not offered.

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Accession: 002549079

PMID: 1576276

DOI: 10.1093/clinids/14.4.822

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