Transmission Of Hepatitis From Dried Blood
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Posted by panic05, 5 RepliesI got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.
Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »
Posted by SkilledWorrier, 1 ReplyHi. I'm a moderate worrier... having sudden acute concerns that result every so often.
At school a couple days ago, there was a decent amount (1-2 sq. in., or so) of dried blood on the desk next to me. And it's possible that blood on the table could... Read more »
Posted by SBGuard, 1 ReplyI'm a 22 year old female and I work as a security guard. A little over two weeks ago, I responded to a fight out in a parking. Two males were fighting (they were hitting each other in the ribs, face, and abdomen-which resulted in a lot of blood-and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesDoes anyone have an idea how long HIV can live outside of the body in blood? Is it 5 min? Is it one hr?
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