Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Inform couples that there is insufficient evidence to recommend that HIV negative women use pre-exposure prophylaxis, when all the criteria in recommendation 1.3.10.2 are met.

1.3.10.2 Advise couples where the man is HIV positive that the risk of HIV transmission to the female partner is negligible through unprotected sexual intercourse when all of the following criteria are met:

  • the man is compliant with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
  • the man has had a plasma viral load of less than 50 copies/ml for more than 6 months
  • there are no other infections present
  • unprotected intercourse is limited to the time of ovulation.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Inform couples that there is insufficient evidence to recommend that HIV negative women use pre-exposure prophylaxis, when all the criteria in recommendation 1.3.10.2 are met.

1.3.10.2 Advise couples where the man is HIV positive that the risk of HIV transmission to the female partner is negligible through unprotected sexual intercourse when all of the following criteria are met:

  • the man is compliant with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
  • the man has had a plasma viral load of less than 50 copies/ml for more than 6 months
  • there are no other infections present
  • unprotected intercourse is limited to the time of ovulation.

Interventions:
TREATMENT

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Fertility problems: assessment and treatment (CG156)
Published date:
December 2016
Paragraph number:
1.3.10.7
Page number:
15

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