University Hospital Post-Exposure Procedure

  • Immediately wash area and wipe with antiseptic. Flush mucous membranes for at least 3 minutes if affected.
  • Complete Employee Incident Form.
  • Examine source patient's chart and assess for risk factors:
    • multiple sex partners (same sex or opposite)
    • homosexuality
    • blood transfusions, organ transplant before 1985
    • IV drug use, skin popping
    • abnormal liver enzymes
  • Employee Health will follow-up if source patient has been discharged or if no known patient was involved.
  • Proceed with form and information about source (if available) to Employee Health on days. Evening/weekend exposures, go to the triage nurse in the Emergency department.