|hiv or hep from scab
Oct 29, 2005
is it possible to get hep b or c or hiv from an infected person by shaking hands if say i had a scab on myne or having them sit on my bedding
Response from Dr. McGovern
No, we are only concerned about active blood exposure to an open wound. Dr. M
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