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can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or conjunctiva contact with the content of control positive vial at the ELISA kit for HIV testing. they say at the kit information paper that they test the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nonexistent risk. You can't get infected from any of the components in an HIV ELISA testing kit. Period.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Risk of HIV transmission from contact with a skin rash

I know I am overreacting, but I don't know much about HIV and could use some professional... Read more »

Contact with HIV blood on skin

Hi Doctor:My brother is in the late stages of AIDs and while cleaning up quite a bit of dried blood... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

The rate of HIV infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections in China, 40 percent were acquired heterosexually, 32 percent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Skin Disease Patterns Among HIV-Positive People

A study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology examines patterns of skin disease among HIV-positive people, Reuters Health reports. Pedro Queiroz Zancanaro of the Universidade de Brasilia and... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

Dear Healthcare Professional: Tibotec Therapeutics , in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, would like to inform you of an important safety update to the Severe Skin Reactions WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS section (5.1) of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

A central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
Connect With Others

Skin To Skin Contact

Posted by Anonymous
If a person had facial herpes, or molluscums, would they appear relatively similar to pimples also? And what's the possibility that I'll be infected with STD if my face touches it or if my lips do so accidentally for a few seconds?

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Blood Contact - PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am absolutely terrified and I need some help on this. My neighbor is HIV+. He had a few scabs on his knuckles and was punching me in the shoulder just to joke around. When I noticed the scabs (not until an hour or so later), I went home and... Read more »

Pre cum in contact with anus???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am just curious. I have not had unprotected anal intercourse in several years however I want to know if pre cum on a penis comes in contact with some chafed skin around the anus , am I at risk? Recently, I had some abrasions around my anus (not... Read more »

blood contact

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received a splash of infected blood on my arm while giving first aid to a friend of mine who is hiv+.My skin was intact in that point but I didn't wash it immediately couse I saw it later.I didn't ask for PEP.Am I at risk?
Six months after the... Read more »