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When performing artificial insemination, why is the male donor tested for STD/HIV via blood test urine, instead of directly testing the semen?

https://www.thebodypro.com/article/hiv-can-be-found-in-semen-even-when-viral-load-is-: HIV can be detected in semen of men who have an undetectable viral load in blood, according to results of a 304-...
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How soon after a small skin cut will the skin restore its bacteria/virus defense?

I am asking in the context of preventing STD transmission via small cuts in the hand as in the image : https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/cut-finger-wound-closeup-human-hand-hurt-bleeding-healthcare-...
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STD Symptoms that show up in the next day [closed]

Is there any STD that has symptoms that show up immidiatly or within 24 hours?
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How much body fluid required to actually transmit a sexually transmitted disease (STD)?

While reading about sexually transmitted disease, I always wonder how much body fluid is actually required to transmit some diseases, specially in the case of other kinds of sex (masturbation, hand ...
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STI vs STD vs Sexually Transmitted Virus

I am very confused as in my answer to Why is HIV singled out from other STIs? I agreed with the OP that HIV is an STI. I have been led to believe the following definitions: STI Stands for Sexually ...