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Hiv Virus In A Refrigerator

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HIV transmission from a dead body

Heres a morbid topic. I was reading that undertakers in South Africa were demanding that HIV be listed on the death certificates of those who die of the virus. An industry group for undertakers says that mortuary workers can get infected by fluid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I reported a case in the NEJM many years ago (letter)where we were able to recover viable HIV virus from a refrigerated body 1-2 days after death so viable HIV can survive for a while (depending on temperature and other conditions) Read more »

Will Donate! Blood in Refrigerated Food

I just ate a wrap that I think had blood on it and was refrigerated (which I'm worried preserved... Read more »

Survival of hiv in wine in a refrigirator

Dr. BOb,My question is kind of related to a question you answered before concerning hiv survival in... Read more »
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HIV in Prisons and Jails

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Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Read more »
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Ritonavir (Norvir)

...taking each dose. Your pharmacist must keep the ritonavir soft-gel capsules refrigerated. You should keep ritonavir in your refrigerator, but it can also stay out at room temperature (below 77° F, or 25° C) for up to 30 days. A new 100 mg... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Protease inhibitors prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like chemical scissors. It cuts the raw material for HIV into specific pieces needed to build a new... Read more »
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Angels back

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 2 Replies
...is just what I am doing now putting my interests first not another persons fears and issues for it is I that has to live with hiv and knows that i have many people to support me and be there for me. Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...time and now it is right after Valentines day and I started tasting this vague taste again but not as strong and not the exact flavor. I went to gargle cause it also felt like that just woke up mouth feeling. I looked in the mirror to my... Read more »

ars symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the house with the cut finger. I may have left blood on things I am not even aware of it. I saw my dad and sister opening the refrigerator door and then took something out of the fridge and eat it. In retrospect, I freaked, as I had handled the... Read more »