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Hiv Transmission From A Vial

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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 »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant... Read more »

getting one vial sculptra injections

every thing i read says severe facial wasting which is what i have , would take four to six... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wanted: Multiuse Vial Rule in New York

...case of Dr. Harvey Finkelstein of Dix Hills, who placed more than 10,000 patients at risk for hepatitis C, hepatitis B, and HIV by reusing syringes in multidose vials. At least one transmission of hepatitis C resulted. And in January, the state... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...skin(subcutaneous injection). It is normally injected once a day. Filgrastim is available inready-to-use syringes or in a small container (vial) of liquid.The doses are either 300 mcg (micrograms) or 480 mcg. A new version of filgrastim,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
Connect With Others

Waiting for results with burning tongue

Posted by troubled01
...white layer that will come off with brushing. Could this thrush have been caused by the wide sprectrum antibiotic or early HIV infection????? Read more »

Waiting for results with burning tongue

Posted by troubled01
...Hello. Had risky sex 2+weeks ago, Had a vial of Ciprofloxacin 500mg tab. Took as a precaution, twicw a day for 10 days. Waiting for PCR results but have a burning tongue Read more »

Some good and bad news

Posted by comix, 1 Reply
...Hep C test, and luckily I am negative for all of those. Unfortunately, I had to get my blood drawn again to be retested for HIV. So now I have to wait another week to get those results. Arg, this is frusterating...... One more week of... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »