Can You Get HIV From Saliva

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HIV from saliva

HI DR Bob. You have touched on this fairly well but i cant sleep at night and am worried sick. While costructing an exhibition stand i may have got some of a workers saliva into a cut on my hand. In panic he agreed to a test and has tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes, I've covered this topic extensively of late. (A quick check of the archives will confirm this!) From an HIV perspective, saliva without the presence of visible blood is not considered to pose an HIV-transmission Read more »

HIV saliva hometest versus HIV ELISA test

Case StudyTwenty-two countries participated in the studies herin referenced. A total 0f 3,867... Read more »

HIV and saliva

Hi, I was reading an answer you gave to a recently posted question about oral sex. You said that... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

... Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth Read more »
The Body PRO

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

... My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The New Saliva HIV Tests

...For years, we have been testing folks for HIV using blood tests. It'ssomething people have become accustomed to. But what if you don't likegetting blood tests? What if Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beijing to Offer Free Saliva Tests for HIV

... Beginning this month, three Beijing hospitals will offer a saliva test for HIV. The oral fluid-based kit will make it easier to test for HIV in areas without proper facilities to draw blood and to test certain Read more »