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:
- Serum hepatitis B surface antibody
- HIV blood testing
- Serum hepatitis C antibody
- Liver profile
- Complete blood count
- Kidney profile
- Pregnancy test
Tests that may be used to evaluate the person whose body fluid is in question may include:
Continue to Exposure to Blood Treatment
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