Can parasite worms be transmitted from human saliva?

Answer Parasite worms are not spread through human saliva. People become infected with them through contact with parasitic animal feces, standing water, contaminated dirt and sometimes though the skin. Do... Read More »

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Can aids be transmitted by saliva?

One cannot give or receive AIDS by transferring saliva. The HIV virus cannot reproduce outside of the body, so it cannot be transmitted by kissing, sneezing, coughing or sharing glasses or utensils... Read More »

Is HIV transmitted through saliva exchange?

HIV cannot be transmitted by saliva exchange unless blood is present. HIV is only spread through direct contact with infected body fluids, such as blood, semen, breast milk and vaginal secretions. ... Read More »

Will a human parasite show up on a PET scan?

On One Hand: PET Scans Do Not Reveal Human ParasitesHuman parasites will not show up on a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan because this type of scan measures only elevated metabolic activity... Read More »

Can the bird flu be transmitted from human to human?

Avian influenza, or "bird flu,, is a contagious disease that is caused by a form of influenza virus that typically infects birds and sometimes pigs. The World Health Organization says a few cases o... Read More »