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Is Hiv Found In Saliva

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HIV from saliva

HI DR Bob. You have touched on this fairly well but i cant sleep at night and am worried sick. While costructing an exhibition stand i may have got some of a workers saliva into a cut on my hand. In panic he agreed to a test and has tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes, I've covered this topic extensively of late. (A quick check of the archives will confirm this!) From an HIV perspective, saliva without the presence of visible blood is not considered to pose an HIV-transmission risk. I have no idea why... Read more »

HIV saliva hometest versus HIV ELISA test

Case StudyTwenty-two countries participated in the studies herin referenced. A total 0f 3,867... Read more »

HIV and saliva

Hi, I was reading an answer you gave to a recently posted question about oral sex. You said that... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

...in high-risk testing populations, such as STD [sexually transmitted disease] clinics, and non-traditional testing venues, for instance community health centers in gay communities,-- that these acute infection actually can represent as many as 5%... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

...causing serious bodily injury or death," the legal definition of a deadly weapon. Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins added that "it was clear [Campbell] intended to cause serious bodily injury" to Waller. Anderson said, "It's been 25... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The New Saliva HIV Tests

...&"OraSure.&" Like the blood tests, this test looks for HIVantibodies. Technically, it's not really testing for HIV antibodies insaliva. It's actually looking for HIV antibodies in a fluid in the mouthcalled &"Oral mucosal transudate.&" But... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Case Involving HIV-Positive Man, Saliva Illustrates "Long Way to Go" in Efforts to Reduce Stigma, Letter to Editor Says

...now have to pay for" the man's HIV/AIDS treatment. He writes, "Even though we know that there is no scientific evidence of saliva as dangerous, this act was considered assault with a deadly weapon" (Samuels, New York Times , 5/27). Back to... Read more »
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HIV from saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi do you think it's possible i got HIV from saliva? a small amount (i'd say 10 drops of saliva but it could be less) got on my hair and my shirt and i don't know if it got anywhere Read more »

Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
...know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the saliva from the infected person came into contact with this cold sore, whats he chances of the negative person... Read more »

Switch625 - HIV Saliva Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Switch - what do you know about the HIV saliva test being used by some insurance companies as a substitute for blood testing ? Is is accurate and how does it work ? Read more »

HIV from saliva

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...your help. My fiance' apprehended a shoplifter where he works. The guy spit in his face. He can't remember if any of this mans saliva got into his mouth or eyes. Anyways, I told him he has nothing to worry about but he's very nervous. Is there... Read more »