needle stick injury?
Apr 7, 2012
About two weeks ago we were dissecting some animals in class and when I was cleaning up I pricked my finger (I was wearing gloves) with a dissecting pin. I didn't bleed but there's a little red dot. I can confirm no one had been pricked by the pin for at least 7 hours. Is there any risk?
Response from Dr. Young
Let's see, you were dissecting non-human animals?
No risk. You can only get HIV from HIV-infected body fluids.
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