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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

Hi there,

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.

Good luck,


No antibodies? HIV symptoms
Risk or stress

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