Volume 25, Number 9—September 2019
Decision Tool for Herpes B Virus Antiviral Prophylaxis after Macaque-Related Injuries in Research Laboratory Workers
||No. (%) events
|Location of injury|
|Head and neck||51 (20.32)|
|Depth of injury|
|Any exposure to skin with no penetration||12 (4.78)|
|Scratch with loss of skin integrity||48 (19.12)|
|Bite with loss of skin integrity||68 (27.09)|
|Mucosal splash with saliva/CNS tissue or fluid/fluid from oral or genital lesions||6 (2.39)|
|Mucosal splash with other bodily fluid||15 (5.98)|
|Needlestick or other puncture associated with CNS tissue/fluid, monkey mucosa/eyelid, or fluid from oral/genital lesions||10 (3.98)|
|Needlestick or other puncture associated with other bodily fluid||55 (21.91)|
|Puncture/laceration or with object potentially contaminated with bodily fluid||37 (14.74)|
*CNS, central nervous system.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.