Can A Person Be Just A Carrier Of Hiv

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can a person be a carrier of hiv, but not be affected from the virus, and still pass it on to others?? (as in similar cases with mono?)
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't know what you mean by not affected. If you are infected you carry the virus and can infect others. Read more »

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Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

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