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Is The Hiv Virus Transfered Through Saliva

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can saliva transfer hiv at window period.......when viral load is very high...?

recent studies shows that saliva at window period have very high viral load............abt 2000 copies per ml...........it means saliva can be transfer hiv at window period......is it true?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Saliva cannot transmit the virus. There are only four fluids in the human body that are capable of transmitting HIV. They are:1. Blood2. Breast Milk3. Semen including pre-ejaculatory fluid4. Vaginal SecretionsBe sure to check out our... Read more »

Modes of transfer for HIV Virus

Hi MarkWhat is the modes of transfer for HIV Virus and also life of the VIRUS.... Read more »

Does this mean i cant transfer the HIV virus?

Dear Bob, Just saw an update from http://www.thebody.com/updates/2007-03-01.html Herpes Treatment... Read more »
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Effect of a Cash Transfer Program for Schooling on Prevalence of HIV and Herpes Simplex Type 2 in Malawi: A Cluster Randomized Trial

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, the Dallas... 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

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The New Saliva HIV Tests

For years, we have been testing folks for HIV using blood tests. It'ssomething people have become accustomed to. But what if you don't likegetting blood tests? What if you really hate getting stuck with a needle? Until now, when it came to HIV... 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 else, i have some cuts on my nails from biting them, i don't know... 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 »

Saliva, Hiv, Risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is saliva risky if it is able to get into your bloodtream? If say your are receiving oral sex and saliva gets on your mucous membranes and into your bloodstream, or if you are getting a french kiss and saliva eneters an open sore in your mouth or... Read more »

saliva and hiv

Posted by zizo, 1 Reply
I have a very serious question
If somebody who is HIV positive licks a scratch of HIV negative person.
Can this transmit the disease?
I mean is it possible for the saliva of hiv positive person to transmit the virus if it touches a bloody scratch of... Read more »