Bloodborne HIV: Don't Get Stuck!

Protect yourself from bloodborne HIV during healthcare and cosmetic services


Investigations describe two outbreaks of HIV infections from unsterile procedures during kidney dialysis.

An outbreak in 1990 infected 33 dialysis patients in the province of Cordoba. [1]

An outbreak reported in 1993 infected 20 patients attending the Centro Modelo de Dialisis in La Plata during 1992-93.[1]


1. Dyer E. Argentinian doctor accused of spread AIDS. BMJ 1993; 307: 584. Available at: (accessed 11 February 2018).

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