Published in Blood Weekly, July 10th, 1995
However, additional research is needed to establish the length of time that HIV remains viable in peritoneal dialysis fluid and dialysate tubing, stated Paul J. Scheel and colleagues, the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland ("Recovery of Human Immunodeficiency Virus from Peritoneal Dialysis Effluent," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, May 1995;5(11):1926-1929).
"Different methods of disinfection should be investigated to assure the safe disposal of this material," wrote Scheel et al.
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