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How Long Hiv Lives In Air

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How long does HIV live after exposed to air

Hi, I was wondering how long HIV lives once it is exposed to air? Are there any web-sites and or published articles on this subject, and if so where would I find them.Would it be probable that say a half of a teaspoon's worth be reactive after 30...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...question. You're not going to find a specific answer to your teaspoon/30 second question, but there is the possibility that HIV infected semen would remain viable 30 seconds outside of the body. One place to look is here, at The Body: see "How... Read more »

How long does HIV survive in the air?

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On-the-Air: My First Radio Interview -- "Have You Heard of HIV Long-Term Nonprogressor?"

...on March 10, 2011, under the title "Have You Heard of HIV Controller?", in honor of the sixth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Since its formation in 1985, CMS has served as a fiscal sponsor for a variety of projects,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant food? Has CDC discovered a mutated version of HIV that is transmitted through the air? How is HIV passed from one person to another? HIV can be detected in several fluids and tissue of a... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

...smoking and reduce your intake of caffeine and alcohol. Reduce your risk of falling. Clear walkways at home. Be careful on stairs or steep slopes. This is especially important for people who have peripheral neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 ) in... Read more »
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Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
...Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish Read more »

How long...?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...can HIV live in a syrindge? Read more »

has it been proven with tests HIV dies quickly...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...outside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »

POZ in the Air Force

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Antonio, but that is too long to wait to share experience and just be able to talk. I know there are quite a number of active duty air force members out there who happen to be HIV positive, but they hide when they go back to their duty station. ... Read more »