White Blood Cells In Urine And Hiv

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HIV from blood tainted urine?

I am a nursing student and I was caring for a patient who may or may not have HIV. This pt had a UTI. Her labs showed that she had a high amount of white blood cells in her urine. The pt needed to use the bathroom so I gave her a bedpan. When she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appropriately evaluated. Had you done so, you wouldn't be writing to me, as your questions would have already been addressed.Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Urine that does not contain visible blood is not felt to be a risk for HIV... Read more »

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