Body Fluid Exposures Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 07, 2023
  • 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 healthcare 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 their economic well-being, and the worker may need worker’s compensation and/or disability.

Differential Diagnoses