Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Exposure to Blood Evaluation

The exposure should be evaluated immediately by an appropriate medical facility or emergency department. The evaluation starts with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with an occupational exposure may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate an occupational exposure include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate the person whose body fluid is in question may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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