Body Fluid Exposures Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jun 19, 2019
  • Author: Muhammad Waseem, MBBS, MS, FAAP, FACEP, FAHA; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the health care worker involved becoming ill because of the exposure, the worker may become a potential health risk to patients in the future, and this may need to be addressed. Also, if the worker becomes too ill to work, this will adversely affect his or her economic well-being, and the worker may need worker’s compensation and/or disability.

Differential Diagnoses