Can You Get Hiv Through 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.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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HIV Dried blood

Is it possible to get hiv from dried blood which had been dried for days. Because I accidently... Read more »

dried blood on an HIV patient

Hi dr. Bob! Im a nurse, and i received a patient from the ER with penile bleeding. He is HIV+, and... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Report on Growing Pressure on Chinese Government to Acknowledge How Blood Transfusions, Donations in 1990s Contributed to Spread of HIV/AIDS in China

... The Los Angeles Times examines the factors that contributed to the spread of HIV/AIDS among people living in China who donated blood and received blood transfusions at government-run hospitals in the 1990s. According Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

... USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's bloodRead more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Taiwanese Hemophiliacs File Lawsuit Against Bayer Over Blood-Clotting Products Allegedly Made With HIV-Tainted Blood

...the company sold a safer, heat-treated version of the product in the United States and other Western countries ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/3). The suit -- filed against Bayer, Baxter Healthcare Corp. , Armour Pharmaceutical Co., Alpha... Read more »
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