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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...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 »

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