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Will Lysol Wipes Kill Hepatitis On Dried Blood

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Lysol

Im a Police officer, and the other day I had arrestted a drug user who had bled on my handcuff. After drpping him off at jail I got back my cuffs and sprayed them down with Lysol then wiped them down with Viraguard Antiseptic Wipes (says effective...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Police Officer,Your fears are totally unwarranted. Your risk of contracting HIV or hepatitis from those super clean cuffs is completely nonexistent. Yep, your risk is exactly zero, zip, nada, null, nothing, zilch, bupkis! OK? HIV testing is... Read more »

HIV/HCV and LYSOL

Dear Dr.Yesterday someone one of my neighbours came to the door, he rang on the doorbell but I talk... Read more »

Can i catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper.

HiI was at a friends house when i went to use the toilet for no 2. i usually experience bleeding... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Hepatitis C Virus Dried on Inanimate Surfaces Can Remain Infectious for up to Six Weeks

This article was reported by AIDSMAP . A study reported in NAM aidsmap concluded that dried blood containing hepatitis C virus (HCV) remained infectious for up to six weeks at normal room temperature. Researchers from Yale University tested the... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Why People With HIV Still Die -- And Why They Don't Have To ...

Introduction What Kills People With HIV Today? Hepatitis Outranks Other Death Threats Can Liver Deaths Be Prevented? Bad Adherence Can Kill Fateful Impact of a Late Diagnosis AIDS Cancers and Non-AIDS Cancers How Big Is the Threat From Heart... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Cleansing Would Raise Need for Donors

Treating donated blood to kill HIV and other dangerous organisms damages the blood enough to require blood centers to increase their drives for donations. This is but one consequence of a new procedure being introduced to clean blood products of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Council Kills Crack Pipe Program

On Wednesday, the Ottawa City Council was expected to review a controversial crack pipe distribution program. Instead, it voted to end the outreach entirely. Because crack pipe users can experience cuts to their lips, pipe-sharing among users can... Read more »
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HIV in dry blood

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does 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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HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I 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 »

FEAR IS KILLING ME!!!!

Posted by WorriedWell, 1 Reply
I have another question.
pls help
I am working in a Departmental store with the petrol station.
There a lady customer came in asking for BAND AID for her open would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and... Read more »

please im so worried i will kill my self

Posted by scared123, 2 Replies
i found out that this gut i know has aids,so i started to think if i had any reason to worrie ,so i rembered 3 weeks ago i was helping him install his car sterio and remember how the wires sort of poked me not to sure if they broke skin and not sure... Read more »