Accidental Puncture by Contaminated Needles
On those situations of accidentally occurred puncture by an used needle being left at environmental temperature, neither cases of transmission of HIV nor Hepatitis C infection have been documented. On Hepatitis B non-immunized mother-infant dyad give a dose of immunoglobulin or/and initiate vaccination.
On those cases which have occurred among health caregivers, seek Health Prevention Department advise.
We do not have alternatives for Accidental Puncture by Contaminated Needles.
Very Low Risk
Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.
Very High Risk
Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.