Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 1st, 2006
"Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and many other viruses can be isolated in blood and body fluids, including saliva, and can be transmitted by genital-genital and especially anal-genital sexual activity. The risk of transmission of HIV via oral sexual practices is very low," scientists in Spain report.
According to J. Campo and colleagues at the University of Complutense Madrid, "Unlike other mucosal areas of the body, the oral cavity appears to be an extremely uncommon transmission route for HIV."
"We present a review of available evidence on the...
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