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Old 10-13-2006, 06:58 PM   #15
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Re: Don't reuse Madela pumps?

Originally Posted by ravenonyx View Post
Actually I doubt they are worried about HepC or HIV transmission from a used pump. Viruses just don't survive long outside of the human body.

By the time you used a used pump, it would have dried.
I just wanted to share what I learned in class I would be more worried about Hep over HIV since you need a much higher concentration of HIV to get infected anyhow. But in all likelihood with all these worries, it's a rare occurance.
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