Hiv Transmission Through Eyes

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HIV transmission through eye splash

I was performing an accu check on an HIV positive patient when a drop of his blood splashed and landed on a spot just beloe my eye lid-but not on the eye lid itself. At first i wiped it off with my gloved right hand, then i later wshed my face. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV cannot permeate intact skin. PEP certainly was not warranted. And if there was no chance the blood actually got into your eye, HIV testing would not be warranted either.The test you took was a baseline test. It would not indicate whether your... Read more »

HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just... Read more »

eye splash exposure with HIV and hepatitis infected blood

I had an exposure to blood from a pt who was both HIV positive and Hepatitis C positive blood. He... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines HIV/AIDS in Zambian Town, HIV/AIDS Hospice Care in Africa

... The Boston Globe on Sunday examined life for young people living in Livingstone, Zambia, where it is hard for them "to trust the future, or Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Risks HIV/AIDS Advocates Face While Working in Somalia

... The Boston Globe on Monday examined the risks HIV/AIDS advocates face while providing prevention services in Somalia. According to the GlobeRead more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Examines Work of Former U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Lewis in Lesotho

... Toronto's Globe and Mail on Monday examined how Stephen Lewis, former United Nations special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, "made Lesotho a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Profiles Advocate Who Promotes HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Teenagers

...certain that I'm saving lives, and I'm enabling kids to do the same," adding, "Every time I leave a kid, I look them in the eye and say: 'You're now a teacher. You have the ability to save lives. Go out and do it' (Baker, Boston Globe , 11/3). ... Read more »
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