n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Transmission of HIV in the fighting arts : forum
|Article Title||Transmission of HIV in the fighting arts : forum|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Author||Caryl Verrier and Stephen Tuson|
|Publication Date||Winter 2008|
|Pages||46 - 52|
Two fighters, X and Y, engage in a bout. Unbeknown to fighter Y, but known to fighter X, fighter X is HIV positive. Fighter X fails to disclose his HIV-positive status to fighter Y before the bout. During the course of the bout both fighters sustain open wounds, fighter X bleeds into an open wound on fighter Y, and fighter Y is infected with HIV.
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