|virility of HIV
Mar 28, 2001
How long and how well can the HIV virus survive outside the human body?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
This question has been addressed multiple times. Survival is highly dependent on whether the virus is within a liquid medium and how much virus is present in free form or in infected cells. If it's dry, its dead. If blood is still in a liquid form, if present, it is potentially infectious.
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