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Jan 28, 2007

I am a nurse and I recentley gave a tb test to a hepc patient. I gave the test and fixing to put the needle in the sharps container when the neddle grazed my finger I had no blood. Do you think that I could be infected?

Response from Dr. McGovern

I think your risk is extremely low. However, whenever a health care worker has a potential exposure I always say the same advice. Go To Employee Health for evaluation. It is for your own protection.

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