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the dangers around handling of equipment used to test for HIV
Jul 17, 2001

I manage a manufacturing department that refurbishes mass spectrometers. We have instruments returned that were used to test for bloodborne pathogens. I don't know where to begin to look for answers on how to handle these instruments in a safe way. Am I woried over nothing or should this be a concern? I would appreciate any suggestions or help you can give. Regards, Keith Annett

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Keith, I would start with the CDC. Try calling the hotline at 800-342-24437. They should be able to refer you to some guidelines.



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