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    An_245627 posted:
    I accidantally had needle stick after given some else heparin shot at work and find out that person is HIV negative result but have HX of MRSA of the wound. I know I should not be that worry since that person has nagative result. I could not sleep all night and I'm still concern should I need to follow up any test for HIV for myself anyway since HIV have window period? and how would I know if I got MRSA or not? thank you
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    georgiagail responded:
    If this took place in a medical facility, the policy is typically that the employee must report the needle stick and undergo testing.

    Gail


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