Can You Get HIV From Licking Dried Blood

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Transmission of HIV from dried blood

Is there a chance of transmission of HIV through "licking" dried blood? Now before you make a joke about the "licking" part, let me explain...I saw a smear of what I believe was blood on my computer screen today. I used my thumb to remove the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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