Self-prick while blood samoling for HIV patient
Apr 23, 2013
if i was taking a blood sample for HIV pnt, the by mistake ive pricked my self with the needle, what is first step here
im not allowed to draw blood for 3 months Report to medical board Give myself immunoglubulins receive antiretrovirals
Response from Mr. Cordova
Your first step should be to report the incident to your supervisor. They have protocols in place for situations like this. You should do this TODAY. You are still in the window for PEP, should it be warranted.
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