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A 30-year-old female asked:

How protective are latex or rubber gloves when cleaning? do i need to double up gloves when wiping up blood?

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: IF the gloves stay intact, they are excellent protection for cleaning. But I have had many gloves with small(or large) tears in them during a job. How about you? Double gloving is very wise when cleaning biohazards.
Last updated Dec 20, 2016

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