Some questions on AIDS

Stas Philippe philstas at rc1.vub.ac.be
Tue Oct 6 08:50:39 EST 1992


> 2) I have heard that the virus has a half life on a dry surface of 7 
> seconds.  It is very sensitive to drying, thus, doorknobs and toilet seats 
> are definately out of the question!

Could you please send a reference on this? I searched for the half life
time of the AIDS virus under several conditions, but did not find
one article on this subject.

 Hope this helps...


"If Man is five, Then the devil is six"
"And if the devil is six, Then GOD is seven"
"This monkey is going to heaven"
-------------------------------------------------------------
-  Philippe Stas                        philstas at vub.ac.be  -
-  Dept. of Cellular Immunology                             -
-  Free University of Brussels          tel: 32-2-359.03.58 -
-  Paardenstraat 65                     Fax: 32-2-359.03.90 -
-  B1640 St.Genesius Rode             Modem: 32-2-359.03.59 -
-  Belgium, Europe                           (2400,1,N,8,1) -
-------------------------------------------------------------



More information about the Immuno mailing list