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What is the percantage of getting infected while working in drawing blood?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Depends on with what

Should be nothing with hepatitis b virus if you were successfully vaccinated.
The risk of hepatitis c virus is 2-4 percent from a hollow needle needle stick and overall ten times less for hiv. These numbers are generalizations and if the source is on treatment, can be much lower.

In brief: Depends on with what

Should be nothing with hepatitis b virus if you were successfully vaccinated.
The risk of hepatitis c virus is 2-4 percent from a hollow needle needle stick and overall ten times less for hiv. These numbers are generalizations and if the source is on treatment, can be much lower.
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