Yes Hector. While the nurse was attaching the two-sided needle to tube holder, I could not understand whether the needle was sterile. I did not focus on what was going on.
Actually, the blood was pulled away from my vein by vacuum, so there was no injection of anything. I am wondering if very miniscule part of blood in the hollow of the needle is enough to infect me if it had touched to my vein?
How would anyone verify if a needle was sterile ? The scenario you are describing is somewhat ridiculous, unless you live in a terrible place like let's say Pakistan. A place where no one can be trusted like say Pakistan.
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