Do Hospitals Test For HIV Before Surgery

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hiv test before emergency surgery

Do hospitals/doctors do tests on patients for emergency surgery or any type of heart surgery/angioplasty?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If you are asking if HIV tests are routinely done without the patient's knowledge or consent prior to emergency surgery, the answer would be no. I do wonder, Read more »

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