Hiv Membrane Fusion
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,All occupational exposures (or potential exposures) should be reported to the appropriate division of your laboratory/medical facility so that an evaluation of risk to bloodborne pathogens can be undertaken and treatment offered if warranted.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThere has never been a documented transmission after an exposure on the order of what you described. The CDC reported many years ago three cases of mucous membrane exposure or skin exposure after impressive contacts with the blood from AIDS... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Healthcare Worker,First off, I hope you filed an incident report with your supervisor at the ER. The CDC's most recent update on Management of Occupational Exposures can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5011a1.htm.... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. The study you are talking about usingmonkeys, was a study used to confirm (in a laboratory setting), clinical casereports of HIV transmission through giving oral sex. The results of thisstudy confirmed these... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have a question I hope someone or many people can answer:
Is the entire lip a mucous membrane or just the inside of the lip a mucous membrane? Or is the lip not a mucous membrane at all?
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Posted by AnonymousDoes anyone know if the fusion inhibitor trials (phase III) are going OK, or where to go for an update? Last I heard 700 patients in 100 countries were in the study for T-20(?)
I went to the Trimeris site and didn't see anything new.
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Posted by madeinkorea, 1 ReplyHi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »
Posted by limon12, 1 ReplyI know that the mucous membranes of the genitals are susceptible to HIV transmission but just how easily can infected blood enter your blood stream from contact with the tip of your penis through the urethra membrane? (No cuts or rashes on penis,... Read more »
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