A 23-year-old female asked:
If blood is outside the body of a infected person like on a shoe is there still a risk of catching hiv/hepc if you touch the blood ?
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Pathology 51 years experience
Depends: If there are no open sores on the skin where you touched the blood and you washed your hands promptly, there is minimal risk.
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Last updated Nov 16, 2015
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