Suspect Exposure to Cercopithecine herpesvirus-1 _B-virus_ Checklist

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					        Suspect Exposure to Cercopithecine herpesvirus-1 (B-virus)
                               Checklist
 √        Immediately cleanse wound for 15 minutes with betadine/chlorhexidine + water.
                                             OR
 √        Flush/irrigate exposed mucosal and/or ocular surfaces for 15 minutes.

 √        Call for a fellow worker or Facility Manager to help with cleansing/flushing the area,
          notify the Assistant Director or Veterinarian that an exposure has occurred, and
          provide escort to the appropriate medical facility for treatment.

 √          In case of emergency call 911 for immediate medical care or immediately send the
            employee to a hospital emergency room.

 √        For non-emergency exposures the escort should assist with completing an
          Accident Investigation Report for Supervisors and the USF Workers Compensation
          provider, OptaComp notified at 1-877-518-2583 for a referral to an appropriate
          medical facility.

 √        Carry a "NHP Exposure Response" kit to the medical facility.

 √        Present B-virus "Medical Alert Information" card to Triage Nurse.

 √        Present the “Recommendations for Prevention of and Therapy for Exposure to B
          virus (Cercopithecine Herpesvirus-1” article, and the “Recommendations for
          Management of Suspected Exposure to Cercopithecine Herpesvirus-1 (B-virus)”
          summary to the attending physician.

 √        Point out to the attending physician that veterinarians and B virus laboratory
          consultants are available (See accompanying “Recommendations for Management
          of Suspect Exposure to Cercopithecine herpesvirus-1” for contact information).

 √        Ensure that a whole blood sample is collected from the exposed employee, using a
          red top tube for baseline B virus serology.

  √       Within 24 hours notify Human Resources and the Assistant Director of the incident
          per SOP 029 entitled Procedures for Reporting/Tracking Work Related
          Injury/Illness.
This summary is intended for use as quick reference to the procedures described in SOP #609 entitled ”Response Following
 Suspect Exposure to Cercopithecine herpesvirus-1” .

          Dr. Creighton Trahan      813-974-9260 (office)       813-266-0454 (pager)         813-980-0596 (home)
          Dr. Robert Engelman       813-745-4361 (office)       813-266-1268 (pager)         813-254-7056 (home)
          Una Owens                 813-974-9842 (office)       813-266-1385 (pager)         813-264-4158 (home)
          Margi Baldwin             813-745-6744 (office)       813-266-4755 (pager)         727-504-2382 (cell)

 CMDC #136.4
 Effective 3/10

				
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