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Can Hiv Survive Outside The Body

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HIV survival outside the body

Along the lines of previous questions on this topic - I was looking after a patient with a viral load of 10 million and a CD4 count of <1. As part of my examination (I am a doctor) I scraped the sole of his foot with my car key to elicit a Babinski...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV via Babinski??? Nah. Even if you used your tongue on his toes to elicit a tickle response, your HIV risk would remain completely Read more »

HIV survival outside body in steam room

Doctor,I was in a steam room at a bath house and had a cut on my foot. I am now concerned that I... Read more »

HIV survival outside the body; needles left around

My question stems from this situation: I used to do home health care and at times performed... Read more »
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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 to determine the time of Read more »

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

HIV outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How long does HIV live outside the body? Read more »