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HIV Transmission through Tattoos | Abstract
HIV: Current Research

HIV: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0805

Abstract

HIV Transmission through Tattoos

Murugan Sankaranantham

HIV transmission through Tattooing is not a common mode of transmission. Tattooing becomes fashion and popular among youngsters throughout the world. A 26 year old man without any history of sexual activities, blood transfusion and IV drug abuse, acquired HIV through tattooing is being reported. Younger generation should be educated and made aware about the risk of transmission of blood-borne diseases is emphasized.