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Welcome to Bloodborne Pathogens

HIV Virus
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How long does the HIV infection last?

There is no cure for HIV infection. Usually HIV infection is a chronic condition.


How is it treated?

It is treated with multiple antiviral medications.


What is the risk of HIV infection to a health-care worker?

The average risk for HIV infection from all types of reported percutaneous exposure (needle stick) to HIV infected blood is 0.3 %.


How can you prevent HIV?

  • Avoid sharing needles, toothbrushes, etc with an infected HIV person
  • Protected sex (use of condom)
  • Universal protection for health-care and public safety workers


 
 
 
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Welcome to Bloodborne Pathogens

HIV Virus
BBP  mask and goggle1 1

How long does the HIV infection last?

There is no cure for HIV infection. Usually HIV infection is a chronic condition.


How is it treated?

It is treated with multiple antiviral medications.


What is the risk of HIV infection to a health-care worker?

The average risk for HIV infection from all types of reported percutaneous exposure (needle stick) to HIV infected blood is 0.3 %.


How can you prevent HIV?

  • Avoid sharing needles, toothbrushes, etc with an infected HIV person
  • Protected sex (use of condom)
  • Universal protection for health-care and public safety workers
 
 
 
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