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Crisco?
Aug 5, 2009

Does HIV live in Crisco? I understand that it doesn't survive long outside of the body, but I didn't know if that was true for only certain environments.

Thanks.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

A can of Crisco, whether in your kitchen's pantry or your bedside table's goody drawer, would definitely qualify as "outside the body" and therefore be an inhospitable environment for HIV.

Dr. Bob



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