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Hiv And Syringes

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LIFE OF HIV IN A SYRINGE

sir, I WANT TO ASK THAT HOW LONG DOES THE HIV SURVIVES IN ASYRINGE IN A ENVIRONMENT.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This question has already been answered in detail. Please refer to Lifespan of virus in a needle.RMK Read more »

syringe with hiv positive blood in payphone slots????? (URBAN LEGENDS)

Dr. iam really concerned as ive heard that there are people who have gotten hiv from payphone... Read more »

Difference between HIV 1 and 2; HIV survival in a syringe

Could you explain what the principal differences are between HIV 1 and HIV 2? Secondly, could you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Sharing and HIV Incidence Among Injection Drug Users and Increased Access to Sterile Syringes

...city's chief drug-using area. In the current study, the team assessed the effects of these policy changes on the rate of HIV risk behavior and HIV incidence among IDUs. Multivariate generalized estimating equation and Cox regression methods... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinions: Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and Global Health; G8, HIV/AIDS; Stopping Syringe Reuse

... More Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS Needed In a New Republic /NPR opinion piece , Harold Pollack, an associate professor at the University of Chicago School Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Dead-Space Syringes and the Risk of HIV and HCV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users

...do low dead-space syringes (LDSSs). The current study examines the association between using and sharing HDSSs and prevalent HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among injecting drug users (IDUs). In Raleigh-Durham, N.C., a sample of 851... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

...This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection Read more »
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Part two

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...What are the chances of transmitting HIV through a needle? gray line July 13, 1998 Answered by Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor transparent gif transparent Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

hey read this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ill post the whole article above Geneva, last month I ran into, Robert Heimer, an expert on the viability of HIV inside syringes. I asked him how long the virus could remain infectious in a used syringe. Inside the hermetically sealed syringe, Read more »

I am fearful of the syringe!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I took the rapid test and it came back negative after 08 weeks... But I am very worried, since I am fearful of seeing the syringe, so i turned away when the doc began to draw blood from my vein... I am afraid that the doc forgot to change the... Read more »