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Nov 25, 2006

I had a finger stick with a dirty TB needle. What is my risk if the patient has Hep C?

Response from Dr. McGovern

I suspect extremely low since the TB needles are obviously extremely thin gauge with minimal risk of significant blood within the needle. I would certainly go to employee health to have the proper follow-up of your exposure.

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