|Are nurses infecting med students in our campus?
Mar 10, 2006
Good morning Dr Barbara McGovern,
My tests were negative but I saw that the nurse was not changing her gloves!!! Is it acceptable??????
Now I am scared that she might have given me hiv or hcv (if she had traces of blood on the gloves while putting the gauze on my wound).
Is it possible? Should I test after 3-6 months?
Thank you for replying. I am real scared these days!
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I would not worry at all about this exposure.
Best regards, Dr. M
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