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What Is The Risk Of Blood Splash

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Splash to lips from possible urine containing blood what is the risk

Im lab worker who had a splash to the lips when screwing lid back into a urine sample containing blood. about a minute after wards releases what happened washed off with water several time. I looked the patient detail and he was an 85 years old man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV risk from this incident is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. As with all potential occupational exposures, you should report Read more »

HIV risk from vaginal blood outside the body?

Doctor Bob, First let me say that the service you are providing here is wonderful! Just reading... Read more »

Hep C/HIV risk from dried blood?

My child recently had routine blood work done. On the arm rest was an area of dried blood which the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Sexual History Dictates Blood Risk -- Lawyer

...does not refuse donations from men who have sex with men (MSM) due to their sexual orientation but rather due to their elevated risk for HIV and other infections, the service's lawyer argued Monday in an Ottawa courtroom. Plaintiff Kyle Freeman... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Not All Gay Blood Donors Pose Same Risk, Court Told

...Blood Services wrongly assumes that every man who has had sex, even once, with another man since 1977 presents the same HIV risk, an attorney argued yesterday in an Ottawa courtroom. CBS' "blanket ban" on blood donations by men who have sex with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: National Health Service Ban on "High-Risk" Gay Men Donating Blood to Be Reviewed

...National Blood Service was based on the best available evidence when it was drawn up. Only when an expert review has re-evaluated risks to the safety of the blood supply should the current policy be changed in line with new evidence." New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Blacks No Longer Considered High-Risk Blood Donors

... A new risk assessment model for blood donations that "does not use race as an indicator of blood safety" was unveiled Thursday by South Read more »
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Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
...very small dried blood exactly on the the part that you screw the the double pointed Vacutainer needle. in theory there vas no risk because the needle is new but y need to hear your advice. Read more »

Blood on the mat am I at risk?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...and had some cuts including a cut on my back. I think that I spilled my blood on the mat but wanted to know whether I was at risk if that blood was someone else's. I don't recall getting any blood on the front part of my body though. Is this... Read more »

this may be a risk. please answer

Posted by worried17, 2 Replies
...scrape until about 3 hours later. there was also a dot of dry blood about the size of this o on the wound. what would be the risk of hiv if it wasnt my blood but hiv + blood? do i ne ed to get tested? Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at Read more »