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Can Hiv Be Transmitted Through Touching A Blood Contaminated Surface

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HIV contamination question

so i have a question that might be a little strange but its been bothering me so bad. I went to eat with a friend who is HIV and after we ate, I had touched her glass/eating utensils/plates/napkins as I was helping her put them away. I also touched...
Shannon Southall

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HiYou can not get HIV from touching an inanimate object. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid for a prolonged period of time. Also once HIV leaves the body it begins to to... Read more »

HIV Contamination??

Dear Experts, On the 19th February 2012, my friends invited me to a chinese spa in china, (I later... Read more »

catchinf hepatitis in pathological chemistry lab from contaminated blood on a getry paper

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U.K., Italian Citizens File Lawsuit Against Bayer Over Blood-Clotting Products Allegedly Made With HIV-Contaminated Blood

Several dozen British and Italian citizens on Friday filed a lawsuit in the District Court of Northern Illinois against the U.S. unit of Bayer and five other pharmaceutical companies, alleging that the companies knowingly sold blood-clotting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Risk HIV Infection Through Contaminated Instruments, Breast Milk at Hospitals in South African Province, Study Says

Blood-stained medical instruments and "mix-ups" with breastmilk in some public hospitals in South Africa's Free State province are increasing the risk that children might contract HIV in the health care setting, according to a study presented at a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 80% of People Worldwide Do Not Have Access to Safe Blood; Contaminated Blood Causes 5% of HIV Infections in Africa

About 80% of people worldwide do not have access to safe blood and contaminated blood causes about 5% of all new HIV infections in Africa, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday, which is the first World Blood Donor Day , Xinhua/... Read more »
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U.K. Report Examines Contaminated Blood Products That Spread HIV in 1970s, 1980s

An independent report released on Monday examines the use of contaminated blood products in the United Kingdom's National Health Service during the 1970s and 1980s, which spread HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne diseases, the New York Times ... Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body... Read more »

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hiv exposer from a eviromental surface.

Posted by shayshay, 2 Replies
Hi, can a person get hiv if a drop of blood get on their virgan from a tiolet seat. I had a Naat test after 3-weeks neg and a 9-week Orasure Advaned neg also. What are my chances of having hiv. Thank you. Read more »