Percentage Rate Of Catching Hiv Through A Infected Syringe

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syringe with hiv positive blood in payphone slots????? (URBAN LEGENDS)

Dr. iam really concerned as ive heard that there are people who have gotten hiv from payphone this true or mere legend.Iam homeless and constantly look for loose change in payphone slots.Iam afraid of this and need your comfort and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV from payphone slots occurs at the same rate as HIV from needles stuck in movie theater seats, which in turn occurs at exactly Read more »



Difference between HIV 1 and 2; HIV survival in a syringe

Could you explain what the principal differences are between HIV 1 and HIV 2? Secondly, could you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Sharing and HIV Incidence Among Injection Drug Users and Increased Access to Sterile Syringes's chief drug-using area. In the current study, the team assessed the effects of these policy changes on the rate of HIV risk behavior and HIV incidence among IDUs. Multivariate generalized estimating equation and Cox regression methods... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinions: Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and Global Health; G8, HIV/AIDS; Stopping Syringe Reuse

... More Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS Needed In a New Republic /NPR opinion piece , Harold Pollack, an associate professor at the University of Chicago School Read more »
National AIDS Fund

National AIDS Fund Lauds Initiative to Remove Ban on Federal Funding for Syringe Exchange Programs

... Washington, DC -- The National AIDS Fund (NAF) praised the decision by a House subcommittee to remove language from an appropriations bill that for the past twenty Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Dead-Space Syringes and the Risk of HIV and HCV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users low dead-space syringes (LDSSs). The current study examines the association between using and sharing HDSSs and prevalent HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among injecting drug users (IDUs). In Raleigh-Durham, N.C., a sample of 851... Read more »
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I am fearful of the syringe!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I took the rapid test and it came back negative after 08 weeks... But I am very worried, since I am fearful of seeing the syringe, so i turned away when the doc began to draw blood from my vein... I am afraid that the doc forgot to change the... Read more »

hey read this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ill post the whole article above Geneva, last month I ran into, Robert Heimer, an expert on the viability of HIV inside syringes. I asked him how long the virus could remain infectious in a used syringe. Inside the hermetically sealed syringe, Read more »

Part two

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the chances of transmitting HIV through a needle? gray line July 13, 1998 Answered by Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor transparent gif transparent Read more »

How long...?

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