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Hiv Positive Nurse And Blood Draw

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nurses who draw blood.

Hell, I was wondering if hiv+ nurses can work in the areas that draw blood..for example - Drawing blood for test like hiv or any kind of test where you draw blood? Thank you...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes. For complete guidelines on what HIV-positive health care workers should or should not do, see the CDC guide on the work of infected health care workers.... Read more »

HIV through blood drawing

Hi .. hope you will be fine . 11 days before i went to test my blood but i didnt saw the nurse she... Read more »

Herpes outbreak at the time of drawing blood. Please answer.

Dr. McGovern,First of all thanks for your support to the people who really need you. Could you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supervised Blood-Based Self-Sample Collection and Rapid Test Performance: A Valuable Alternative to the Use of Saliva by HIV Testing Programs With No Medical or Nursing Staff

Some saliva-based HIV testing initiatives, the authors wrote, "have resulted in an unacceptable percentage of false positives," while in many countries doctors or nurses are required for blood-based HIV testing programs. In the current study, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Half of Families of Libyan HIV-Positive Children Oppose Negotiations in Case of Alleged Intentional Infection by Bulgarian Nurses

About half of the family members of the more than 400 HIV-positive Libyan children who were allegedly intentionally infected by five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor oppose any negotiations with the Bulgarian government regarding the case,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyans Frustrated Over Focus on Bulgarian Nurses Instead of HIV-Positive Children

The New York Times on Sunday examined the "sorrow" and "frustration" of the families of the 428 children who became infected with HIV while under the care of Bulgarian nurses in Benghazi, Libya, "as attention focuses on the fate of the nurses,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

The Bulgarian government on Tuesday rejected Libyan Foreign Minister Abdelrahman Shalgham's proposal to negotiate a settlement between Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally... Read more »
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Infection from a double blood draw?

Posted by litebrite, 1 Reply
The articles I've been looking at have been outdated or in a slightly different scenario from what I've experienced, but I'm still concerned.

Last week, I went in for a medical examination that required an HIV test. I had taken one 3 months prior and... Read more »

Infection from Blood Draw!?! -Please PLEASE Read-*

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am so happy that I have found this site.

Please help me friends.

Last september 1st I had protected sex with a call girl in her house. I got scared so I got tested for all std's 7 weeks later except hiv since I couldn't do it anonymous the same... Read more »

blood draw concern

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last year I had a blood draw at a local clinic. The clinic was very crowded and did not look clean. When taking the blood, I heard the doctor asked the nurse "use the red top". If I understand correctly, needles after being used are placed into red... Read more »

I used to draw blood for a living

Posted by Anonymous
I used to draw blood for a living 13 years ago and that I when I
stuck my self with a needle used on an AIDs patient. I have
tunred up negative until one day. I've been with my gay partner
for 15 years. My partner is fine.

November 17, 1987, I was... Read more »