Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Explanation of Condition
Accidental penetration of the skin, or splash in the eye, with an object potentially contaminated with bodily fluids.
Discuss each case with the medical officer.
Acceptable if three months have passed since injury. Unacceptable if needle/instrument may have been contaminated with abnormal prion protein.
This guidance applies as long as NAT testing for hepatitis C remains in place.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 1
Date of Last Update
15th June 2012