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Hiv From Blood Tainted Food

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor at Center of Canadian Tainted Blood Scandal Must Stand Trial Despite Poor Health, Judge Says

A Canadian judge on Wednesday ruled that a doctor accused of allowing an HIV-positive blood-clotting product to be administered to hemophilia patients will stand trial despite his poor health, the CP/ Ottawa Sun reports. Roger Perrault, former... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Judge Acquits Canadian Doctors, U.S. Drug Company in Tainted Blood Case

A Canadian judge on Monday acquitted New Jersey-based Armour Pharmaceutical Company and four Canadian doctors -- including the former medical director of the Canadian Red Cross and two government officials -- of charges related to blood products... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government Attorneys Drop Charges Against Canadian Doctor in Tainted Blood Case

Canadian government attorneys on Friday dropped all remaining charges related to blood products contaminated with HIV and hepatitis C against Roger Perrault, former director of the blood transfusion service of the Canadian Red Cross , the CP/... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV from blood tainted urine?

I am a nursing student and I was caring for a patient who may or may not have HIV. This pt had a UTI. Her labs showed that she had a high amount of white blood cells in her urine. The pt needed to use the bathroom so I gave her a bedpan. When she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Nursing Student,First of all I want to remind you and all health care workers that any time you sustain a potential occupational exposure you should report the incident so that it can be documented and appropriately evaluated. Had you done so,... Read more »

blood tainted saliva in eye

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have stated that your response to questions is not contingent on whether one sends a donation to your foundation or not, however,I will send 200 dollars to your foundation if you will please answer this question for me. No...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,First of all, thanks for your kind comments.Regarding your concerns about HIV acquisition from getting spittle in your eye, your fears are completely unwarranted. You are correct: Saliva that does not contain visible blood would not be considered... Read more »

HCV from blood tainted glove.

Hi doctor Glenn, Ive been worried recently because during a blood test the nurse apparently used the same gloves she used for the previous patient, I saw some red spots on the gloves but I didn't worry because I was told a few years ago that in...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
The situation you're describing doesn't have any risk for Hepatitis C.Even if there was blood, even if if had Hepatitis C in it, even if it touched the place you had blood taken there really wouldn't have been risk.This is because... Read more »

HIV infection risk from tainted medical ointment?

Hi, I'm having hemorrhoid and anal fissure treatment at a Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic where the doctors use forceps to insert ointment coated swabs into the anal canal. I think that occasionally the instrument is dipped into the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi HIV begins to die once it leaves the body and becomes unable to infect. The risk of HIV transmission happening during this procedure is extremely low to no risk at all. There would have to be a significant amount of blood in the ointment that... Read more »
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Tainted Blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
CLINTON LINKED TO TAINTED BLOOD SCANDAL

I just came across this website. Do any of you know about this?
www.bloodtrail.com

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Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

Blood on Food?

Posted by wbt9, 2 Replies
My question is on the possibility of getting HIV from blood on a chicken sandwich? I know it might sound silly but would like some other opinions. I was getting a chicken sandwich from a gas station and noticed what could have been blood on it. Not... Read more »

HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »