Prisoners and detainees

People living in correctional or detention facilities who are potentially exposed to HIV sexually, through injecting drug use or other means require assessment for PEP as soon as possible after exposure. HIV point prevalence in Australian correctional facilities is estimated at below 0.1%26 , although this data is drawn from small and biased samples and should be used carefully. Timely disclosure of exposure is obviously a limiting factor in these circumstances. The provision of assessment and treatment in correctional facilities should be available across all jurisdictions.

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