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Hiv Infected Nurses

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I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...go back to not even letting it bother me and do my job without worrying?" Definitely the latter! The only way you can catch HIV in that bathroom stall is by having unsafe sex with an HIVer!2. Nope!3. Absolutely no risk.I would suggest you spend... Read more »



Nurse stuck with Needle from HIV patient

Dr. Bob,Tonight during Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law told me about having to go on PEP... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

...Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally infecting with HIV, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 7/27). A five-judge panel of a Libyan court in May sentenced to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

French Attorneys Agree to Represent Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in Libyan HIV Infection Case

...week to represent five Bulgarian nurses who have been sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV, Bulgaria's Justice Minister Anton Stankov said on Sunday, Reuters reports (Reuters, 1/23). A five-judge panel of a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Supreme Court Begins Hearing on Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death for Allegedly Infecting Children With HIV

...and a Palestinian doctor who have been sentenced to death by firing squad for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV, BBC News reports (Partos, BBC News , 3/29). A five-judge panel of a Libyan court in May 2004 sentenced the six... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Half of Families of Libyan HIV-Positive Children Oppose Negotiations in Case of Alleged Intentional Infection by Bulgarian Nurses

...About half of the family members of the more than 400 HIV-positive Libyan children who were allegedly intentionally infected by five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor oppose any Read more »
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Nursing Assistant with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Nursing Assistant that is HIV+. All of my Coworkers know and some of the families of my residents know nd it was hard at first. I was constintly reminded that Read more »

Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies and I am getting distinctly chilly vibes. Does anyone know anything about this subject? Also, are there any practicing HIV+ nurses who could perhaps tell me if it is worth it attempting to enter the profession? In addition to the rudeness... Read more »

What does all this mean

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've just recieved my test results at 8 months to the day post exposure and they are as follows... Negative ELISA HIV 12 Negative Western Blot HIV 12 Negative PCR DNA HIV -1 Negative P24 Antigen Does this mean that I can rule out HIV infection? Read more »

Final Hope Gone - Need Your Help

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 7 Replies
...they meant. I don't know whether I'm in decent shape or if I'm knocking at death's door. One thing I did hear her say was, "HIV is like hypertension and diabetes...just something you have to learn to live with...just take your medicine and... Read more »