Published in Blood Weekly, December 29th, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "The epidemiology of human bites and blood exposures in urban schools has not been described. The authors reviewed 734 human bite and blood exposure incidents in New York City schools from September 1999 to June 2001."
"School site, age, gender, body site, temporal distributions, and underlying health status of individuals were reviewed. Nine incidents involved children known or suspected to be HIV-infected," the authors reported.
"Medical interventions included EMS involvement,...
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