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Posted by: Sailor | 2009/01/29

Hiv from a cut?

Working in a group and using the same tools, I was cut using a Stanley knife shortly after another technician also cut himself. Can HIV be passed on this way?

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Yes it can, there is a risk of about 1:300. I found this site quite helpful www.leeds.ac.uk/lsmp/healthadvice/hivexposure/hivexposure.html - check it out and seek advice from your medic ASAP.

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Posted by: yes | 2009/01/29

yes

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