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Where Is Hiv Found In The Human Body

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How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »

HIV surving outside the body

Hi,There has been lots of discussion and literature on how long HIV can survive outside the human... 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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The Body

HIV News & Views, June 24, 2009 - The Body

...forms of treatment to stop those memory T cells from replenishing themselves. Their goal: the complete elimination of HIV in the human body. Will it work? Stay tuned; animal studies have yet to begin. (Article from TheBody.com)   Early... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...can help reduce fatgain, build muscle, and reduce elevated lipid and glucose levels. Lowering the amount of saturated fats (found in animal products) may helpreduce cholesterol levels. Lowering the amount of fats and carbohydrates mayhelp... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, October 1, 2009 - The Body

...a recently published article, researchers analyzed 18 studies conducted between 1981 and 2007. They found 4,797 non-AIDS-defining cancers in people with HIV. They concluded that HIVers do have an increased risk for developing some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. However, does the amount of the liquid influence the activeness of HIV? i.e. Will it take Read more »

Registration at The Body?

Posted by TheBody, 22 Replies
...Some members of this board have requested that the The Body's boards would be better if everyone was required to register. The Body has always wanted to keep these boards as open as possible 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 »