Letters to the EditorIdentifying Missed Opportunities in the Prevention of Acute HIV Infection: The Need to Provide Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Referrals to Emergency Department Patients With Increased Risk for Acquiring HIVSchlenker, Noah W. BSa; Irvin, Nathan A. MDa; Galetto, Giorgio G. MDa; Dashler, Gaby M. BSa; Jones, Joyce L. MD, MSb; Ricketts, Erin P. MSPHa; Barrow, Genevieve M. MSc; Saheed, Mustapha O. MDa; Greenbaum, Adena H. MD, MPHc; Rothman, Richard E. MD, PhDa,b; Hsieh, Yu-Hsiang PhD, MSaAuthor Information aDepartment of Emergency Medicine bDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine; School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD cBaltimore City Health Department; Baltimore, MD Supported by Baltimore City Health Department, National Center for HIV-AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under CDC PS18-1802 Grant “Integrated HIV Surveillance and Prevention Programs for Health Departments.” The funders had no role in the design of the study; collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and writing the manuscript. N.A.I., G.G.G., J.L.J., M.O.S., Y.-H.H., and R.E.R. were supported in part by the Gilead Sciences, Inc. HIV FOCUS program. The study was approved by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institutional Review Board. The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose. Y.-H.H. conceived and designed the study. N.A.I., G.G.G., J.L.J., E.P.R., M.O.S., Y.-H.H., and R.E.R. developed and supervised the emergency department–based HIV screening and linkage-to-care programs. N.W.S. and G.M.D. had primary responsibility for the data collection. N.W.S. performed data analyses. Y-.H.H., N.W.S., N.A.I., G.G.G., J.L.J., M.O.S., and R.E.R. primarily interpreted results. N.W.S. primarily drafted the manuscript. N.A.I., G.G.G., J.L.J., E.P.R., G.M.B., M.O.S., A.H.G., R.E.R., and Y.-H.H. performed critical editing of the manuscript. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: November 1, 2021 - Volume 88 - Issue 3 - p e22 doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002773 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.