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Hiv In A Dead Body

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HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your esteemed professors: no risk. See below.Dr. BobHIV (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Oct 9, 2009If a patient has been dead for 3 days, you dont know their HIV status, you get punctured with a suturing needle while performing and autopsy on... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as... Read more »

HIV transmission from a dead body

Heres a morbid topic. I was reading that undertakers in South Africa were demanding that HIV be... Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIVer Gets 45 Years for Using Body Fluids as a "Deadly Weapon"

...a form of assault? A Texas jury has ruled yes, in finding Philippe Padieu guilty of six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon: his body fluids. As the Dallas Morning News reported on May 30, Padieu was sentenced by a jury to 45... Read more »
The Body

Poetry Month at TheBody.com: HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

...its victims / You can't see the enemy / But You can see its devastation" A Poem by Brett (posted April 1) "I am the most deadly rose." Two Poems by Joseph Ohmer (posted April 1) "If I CAN keep growing no matter HOW great or small, /... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...disease. When the immune system loses too many CD4 cells, you are less able to fight off infection and can develop serious, often deadly, infections. These are called opportunistic infections (OIs). When someone dies of AIDS, it is usually OIs... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

To TheDeadBody

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...To The DeadBody, Hope you enjoyed today. This is your life for the next few weeks. Then it will stop. Then the fun will really begin. Read more »

dead inside already

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...depressed I need to vent somewhere...some how.. i'm 23.. diagnosed in june.. haldeling it ok some days others awful. I feel dead inside like what should I wake up for. I have this heavy burden of keeping this secret inside of me,...hiding it... Read more »

has it been proven with tests HIV dies quickly...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...outside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »