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A 23-year-old female asked:

Sorting coupons at work, i came across what couldve been dried blood or ink from the printer. it didnt bleed through the coupon so i wasnt sure. i threw it out to be safe. does dried blood on paper contaminate/spread infection?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: There is no immediate risk in above described circumstances. Usual hands hygiene rules still apply otherwise.

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