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Can Hiv Blood Survive In Freezing Temperatures

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Blood & Semen Survivability of HIV Outside of the Body

I have a 2 questions regarding HIV transmission and survivability outside of the body.1,) How long will the HIV virus survive in blood outside of the body say within a insulin type of needle. I have been told by some needle sharers that the needle...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your friends might be wrong on both counts. Here's some information that hopefully helps:1) Please refer my previous response to the question "Lifespan of virus in needle"... Read more »

can the hiv survive beyond the body temperature?

It is possible for the hiv/aids virus to survive outside the human body temperature and if so, for... Read more »

how long a HIV virus can survive in da water,even if its contain blood.

I want to know,how long hiv virus can be alive in da blood,and if a drop of blood is there in the... Read more »
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HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 19, in which Elijah Paintsil, M.D., F.A.A.P., of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., discusses a study he presented on the survival of hepatitis C virus... Read more »
HIV Coalition (HIVCO)

Surviving the Company Blood Drive

This is an excerpt from There is Hope: Learning to Live with HIV , 2ndEdition, written by Janice Ferri, with Richard R. Roose and Jill Schwendeman, apublication of The HIV Coalition . Our company has very aggressive blood drives. The woman who... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Scientists Freeze Virus Fragment in Shape Recognized by Immune System

One approach to an HIV vaccine is to teach the immune system to recognize certain protein structures on the viral surface and produce antibodies that bind to those structures and neutralize HIV. A strategy for designing such a vaccine involves... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Freeze on HIV Spending Sparks Concern in Africa

Ugandan AIDS advocates are worried that a change in priorities of US-supported HIV/AIDS efforts there will have a negative impact on patients. George W. Bush launched the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program in 2003, with a primary... Read more »
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Can HIV blood survive for 10 minutes or more in a room?

Posted by john9955, 1 Reply
Can HIV blood survive for 10 minutes or more in a room? Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »

Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »

hiv survival

Posted by Anonymous
Does hiv really only survive for 10 mins outside the body?Is this regardless if the blood is wet or dry?When we say 10 mins does that mean a small amount of blood or large amounts also?Finally if hiv dies after 10 mins does that mean that only after... Read more »