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exposure to HCV-positive ascites fluid
Apr 11, 2014

Dear Dr I am a medical student and last night my unprotected hands had contact with ascites fluid of patient who is HCV and HBV positive.My hands have some little abrasions.I am vaccinated to HBV but now I worry about transmission of HCV.I need your help. Thanks for your attention

Response from Dr. Taylor

If you are a medical student the best thing to do is to discuss with the patient's Attending Physician and go to employee health.

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