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Quantifies HIV exposure risk by source and exposure type and need for prophylaxis.
Total Risk = Basic Risk x Volume of Inoculum ModifierBasic Risk = 1 / (Source Modifier * Inoculum Type Modifier * Method of Transmission Modifier)
*End Stage AIDS, Hospitalized, High Viral Load
**Suspected HIV, IV drug user, Unknown needle with high local HIV prevalence
The author also cites some every day life risks to help provide risk perspective:
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