My child recently had routine blood work done. On the arm rest was an area of dried blood which the tech wiped up with an alcohol pad before my child put his arm up. Is there any risk from this? Also, the tech uncapped the needle early, put it down...
...No I am not concerned about either risk. Hepatitis viruses are transmitted when blood
, like a direct injection of fresh blood
into the vein of other person - as is the case with injection drug users. Read more »