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Can HIV be transmitted from dried blood or semen once fully dry?

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Can hiv be transmitted from dried blood or semen once fully dry ??
Posted Sat, 31 Aug 2013 in HIV and AIDS
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 5 days later
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HIV can not be transmitted by dried blood/semen because it is a very fragile virus and get destroyed by the time blood dries up. But HIV is not only disease to be transmitted, there are Hepatitis B & C which still can be transmitted by dried blood and hence universal precautions are worthwhile in risky situations.
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