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Do they do regular STD/HIV/Herpes checks and other infections for patients with dialysis, because of the law contact with blood?
Avatar dr f tn
Hello and hope you are doing well.

The chance of getting HIV infection  and hepatitis B/C through dialysis treatment is small because of the strict infection control measures used in dialysis units today. A screening is done prior to dialysis, for HIV, hepatitis B/C. If positive then, then isolation of these patients for dialysis is done.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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