Temperature For Hiv Virus To Survive

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hiv meds and temperature

Dear Dr Keith, I have question regarding the appropriate temperature range for hiv meds storage. I always get a one month supply of truvada and isentress, but the label on the bottle of truvada says "store at 77F" and isentress says: "68-77F". Where...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...To my knowledge you should be OK for one month periods of time at ambient room temperatures for Truvada and Isentress. If any reader has any further comment on that please post. KH Read more »

Low body temperature can be HIV infect ?

Could you explain me? low body temperature can be HIV infect progress?Thanks for response Read more »

can the hiv survive beyond the body temperature?

It is possible for the hiv/aids virus to survive outside the human body temperature and if so, for... Read more »
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HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

...allows us to really replicate this virus. We simulated injection drug use practices: load syringes, store them at different temperatures -- 4 degrees [Celsius], room temperature [i.e., 22 degrees Celsius] and [37 degrees Celsius] -- for up to 63... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...What should I do if I have a fever? Fever can be one of the symptoms of a flu-like illness for many people. A fever is an oral temperature of at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees Celsius). Signs of a fever include chills, a flushed... Read more »

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...vitamin- and mineral-fortified foods. Ritonavir capsules should be stored in the refrigerator; however, they can be kept at room temperature as long as they are used within 30 days. Ritonavir tablets should not be exposed to high humidity levels... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...Kaletra is approved for use by children. Their dosage is based on their body weight. Kaletra tablets should be kept at room temperature. They are not sensitive to heat. Kaletra liquid can be refrigerated or stored at room temperature for up to... Read more »
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SCARED! I need advice

Posted by Stressed5689, 1 Reply
...peace of mind. I was at an amusement park about 2 weeks ago. I had been sick before that, and had a thermometer on me to take my temperatureTemperature measurement from time to time throughout the day, just to make certain. I went into the... Read more »

outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »

HIV resistance outside body

Posted by Anonymous
...Laboratory Experiments: L. Resnick, M.D. et al: JAMA, 1986: Vol 225, No 14: April 11, 1986: pp. 1887-1891 12: a) "Survival of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Under Controlled Drying Conditions, III International Conference on AIDS, Washington,... Read more »

Part two

Posted by Anonymous
...not be able to transmit HIV very easily because the tiny bit of blood left on the needle would be exposed to oxygen and low temperatures. HIV cannot survive outside the body unless it is sealed within a container. Therefore, a pin prick, like the... Read more »
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