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I have a cut on my finger not too deep.. Someone cutting chicken meat and cut his hands with knife. After 2 mins I pour water on the meat and wash them with my hands. If the person is hiv positive blood on the meat mixed with water can it transmit hiv through the cut on my finger in the water? 
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Hi there,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about HIV transmission in the event that you washed chicken that had potentially come into contact with bodily fluid of another person, while you had a superficial cut on your finger.

From the information given, this scenario is determined to be of No Risk (Transmission of HIV is not possible in the given scenario)

Transmission is considered to be of No Risk for the following reasons:

HIV reduces in concentration rapidly after leaving the human body and being exposed to air. Once the blood from the person cutting the meat came into contact with air, it started decreasing in numbers very quickly. In addition, direct access to the bloodstream and presence of an activity are components of our HIV Transmission Equation that were not met. As a result, there would be No Risk of HIV transmission in this scenario.

Please refer to our HIV Transmission Equation below for more information:

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Recommendation: No need for HIV test with the scenario provided, refer to a healthcare professional for other health related questions.

Thank you,
AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Shawn

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