Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research Funding: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session : Special Hearing, Department of Health and Human Services, Nondepartmental Witnesses
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986 - 285 pages
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Page 113 - Soiled surfaces should be promptly cleaned with disinfectants, such as household bleach (dilute 1 part bleach to 10 parts water). Disposable towels or tissues should be used whenever possible, and mops should be rinsed in the disinfectant. Those who are cleaning should avoid exposure of open skin i. * lesions or mucous membranes to the blood or body fluids".
Page 90 - The efficacy of condoms in preventing infection with HTLV-III is unproven, but the consistent use of them may reduce transmission. 5. Toothbrushes, razors, or other implements that could become contaminated with blood should not be shared.
Page 111 - These recommendations do not apply to siblings of infected children unless they are also infected. BACKGROUND The Scope of the Problem As of August 20.
Page 160 - Consistent with the recommendations of the American Red Cross, the American Association of Blood Banks, the Council of Community Blood Centers, the...
Page 91 - ... hydrogen peroxide, or b) a fresh solution containing 5,000 parts per million (mg/L) free available chlorine — a 1/10 dilution of common household bleach (sodium hypochlorite), or c) 70% ethanol, or d) 70% isopropanol. The device should be thoroughly rinsed in tap water and dried before reuse. • Contact lenses used in trial fittings should be disinfected between each fitting. Hard lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, and soft lenses should be disinfected with a commercially available hydrogen...
Page 88 - Md., cosponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), FDA and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heard that blood and plasma collecting facilities have begun routine testing for this antibody and that all blood found to be reactive must be discarded. At...
Page 115 - Public Health Service Plan for the Prevention and Control of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Foreword The PHS Executive Task Force on AIDS has developed this framework within which the Public Health Service is working to control and prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome (A JDS) by the year 2,000.
Page 162 - AIDS (as presently defined: persons with symptoms and signs suggestive of AIDS, sexually active homosexual or bisexual men with multiple partners, Haitian entrants to the United States, present or past abusers of intravenous drugs* and sexual partners of persons at increased risk of AIDS) should not be fractionated into derivatives already known to have a risk of transnittinj infectious diseases.