Improper handling and disposal of needles and other sharps, including scalpels, broken glass, and razors, can result in serious infections, such as Hepatitis B virus (HBV), Hepatitis C virus (HBC) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.
There are many precautions that must be taken to limit exposure. Follow universal precautions by treating all blood and other bodily fluids as if they are contaminated with bloodborne pathogens.
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