Guidelines for the Emergency Management of Injuries and Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) (including needlestick and sharps injuries, sexual exposure and human bites) where there is a risk of transmission of bloodborne viruses and other infectious diseases

PEP and PEPSE

>> HIV PEP/PEPSE


>> Hepatitis B PEP


>> Hepatitis B vaccine


>> Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin (HBIG)


>> Hepatitis B vaccination record card


>> Hepatitis C
Currently there is no recommended post-exposure prophylaxis for HCV.
However, treatment of early infection has been shown to be successful.



>> HIV PEP leaflet




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Full EMI Guidelines
revised August 2016


Overview of EMI Guidelines


Appendices


Updates

August 2016 – entire document revised

In particular: Revised HIV PEP

Increased emphasis on sexual exposure


Summary of changes - see page 9 of Guidelines

June 2014
Revised HIV PEP for adults