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Q: hiv transmission to dogs ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: hiv transmission to dogs
Category: Health > Conditions and Diseases
Asked by: larajohn-ga
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Posted: 14 Oct 2004 06:45 PDT
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Question ID: 414717
can a dog catch hiv from a human if they ingest infected blood?
Subject: Re: hiv transmission to dogs
Answered By: tar_heel_v-ga on 14 Oct 2004 06:57 PDT

HIV is Human Immunodeficiency Virus, therefore, it only affects
humans.  There are other immunodeficiency viruses that affect cats,
such as Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), but they are of no risk
to humans.

Thank you for your question.  If you need any additional
clarification, please let me know.



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