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Can Hiv Blood Survive In Freezing Temperatures

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HIV blood banks

This may seem obvious to some but i'm wondering (apart from if they were to have an operation) why HIV'ers would want to store blood for future use? I read somewhere that blood stored while there is a high content of CD4 cells could be reintroduced...
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
...Good questions. Cells wouldn't survive very long at room temperature or in the refrigerator without long term freezing, which requires special handling and storage and is outside the normal capacity of blood banks. Even if possible, they wouldn't Read more »

HIV stability

I think this web site is great. I use it as a teaching toolwith my health classes. I understand... Read more »

freezing and HIV antibody test.

Dr. Frascino, I had a wart from 2005 on my scalp, for which the doctor tried to freeze it... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Nelfinavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like a chemical scissor. It cuts the raw material for HIV into specific pieces needed to build a new... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...(15°C to 30°C). Store the emtricitabine oral solution in a refrigerator between 36°F and 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Do not freeze. Alternatively, the oral solution may be stored at room temperature for up to 3 months; any remaining solution in... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood fat levels more frequently because antiretroviral medications seem to... Read more »
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HIV resistance outside body

Posted by Anonymous
...IS THE HIV VIRUS VERY FRAGILE AND DIES IMMEDIATELY ONCE OUTSIDE THE HUMAN BODY The truth of the matter is that the HIV virus (the AIDS Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...wear but even if I do, I never sweat profusely. I didn't go back to sleep. That morning the temperature outside was below freezing. I got into my car and still felt hot despite the temps in my car being frigid. Of course I was convinced I was... Read more »

HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that Read more »