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Am i infected with hep c?

By Anonymous February 10, 2014 - 12:05pm
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I work in dental and our patient was hep c infected patient upon examination i got pricked from thr dental probe exposed with his saliva upon examination but theres no blood from him only saliva but upon pricking i was hurt and bleed from te site its not deep but it bleed a lot.. Am i infected already?? Im soo worried what test i can make and how long should i wait to test?? Please help

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Hello Anonymous,

I can appreciate your concern. Contact your primary care physician and report this incident. You should have a blood test to check if you have contracted the virus.

ELISA (enzyme-linked immuno assay) is a commonly used test to detect antibodies in the blood.


February 10, 2014 - 5:52pm
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