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Can Hiv Survive In A Freezer

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HIV survival in freezer

Hi, this is not directly linked to work place issues, but suppose someone scratched themselves on a shelf in a freezer (someone HIV positive), would any remaining HiV stay infectious if small traces of blood remained on that shelf? Thanks for your...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...Heat destroys HIV. Freezing doesn't. Beyond those simple facts, this scenario describes a minute amount of blood on a metal freezer shelf. Ever Read more »

Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?

My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in... Read more »

HIV in a freezer -2

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How normal can ur life be with treatment?

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...day and we are busy all the time so there's isn't really much time to rest until u clock out, i do a lot of work in walk in freezer and cooler lately i have been getting tired after a couple hours of work and i just can't keep up will treatment... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...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 fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

Playing the Aids Card....

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...refrigerators full of food, and my meds need refridgeration" she then asked what kind of meds i took, and i simply told her, i live with AIDS, the meds cost me about 1800.00 month, i have 6-800.00 dollars in food in the freezers/refridges, and if... Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body Read more »