vomit/ gastric juices
Mar 11, 2012
hi was pulling residual from a gtube of a hiv positve pt and some splattered on my hand. there were no cuts or scratched area that i could see. what are the chances i can catch hiv from this patient should i get checked? thanks
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi You are good! There has to be a direct exchange of body fluid and from what you described this didn't occur.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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