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Is Hiv A Living Organism

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HIV organ donation

I have been listed as an organ donor on my driver's license for almost 20 years (I am 40 now). I ser-converted last year. Do I need to remove that from my license? Can my organs be donated to an HIV+ person? I live in MD. Do they have a way to...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Hi TimYes it should be removed from your license. Unfortunately there is no safe way to use organs from HIV positive persons for transplant. Transplant to other HIV persons would risk superinfection with a different HIV variant that Read more »

Why!! The Denial Of Current AIDS organizations Federal Funded

Dr.Robert J. Frascino, MD I hope you Post this so it can seen and truth exposed about current HIV... Read more »

Viral Strain Interpretation (K103N, VIRAL MUTATIONS, 2010)

How dangerous is K103N? Been undetectable since MArch 2009, want to know the history of this... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 35 Million Working-Age Adults Living With HIV/AIDS, International Labor Organization Report Says

...About 36.5 million adults of working age are HIV-positive and about 28 million working-age adults have died from AIDS-related causes since the beginning of the epidemic, according Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People Living With HIV/AIDS in Canada Have Difficulty Obtaining Organ Transplants, Advocates Say at AIDS Conference

... People living with HIV/AIDS in Canada often have difficulty obtaining organ transplants in the country, Canadian HIV/AIDS advocates said at the XVII Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois House Passes Bill to Allow HIV-Positive Residents to Donate Organs to People Living With HIV

...The Illinois House on Friday approved 95-22 a bill ( HB 3857 ) that would allow HIV-positive residents to donate their organs to other residents living with HIV, the AP/St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Response to Katrina Threatens Lives of People With HIV/AIDS and Viability of AIDS Service Organizations

... Washington, D.C. -- Many of the 32,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in or from Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi are now at risk of serious illness caused by interruptions in their medical Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size ? + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size ? + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »