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Contact reused gloves-any risk?

Dec 4, 2012

HI Dr, I have just come to test center for HIV blood test, once the nurse go and draw blood from my vein she used gloves. (I knew they are not new gloves) She touched finger on my open vein after blood draw. The test center is crowd. May I get HiV from reused gloves if the prior person have HIV+???

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

Please readthis answer here. For the same reasons, HIV transmission would not be possible in a situation like this. You were not at risk.

In health,


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