Touching Tissue With Dried Blood On It

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HiI had lost some information in work in the waste paper bin. I THINK I may have touched a tissue that had some dried blood on it. I later ate a sandwich without washing my hands. Could I have hepatitis?I'm really worried.Thanks
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not recommend testing - you are not at risk. Read more »


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