Epic Order for Testing of Source Patient for Blood-Borne Pathogen Exposure (BBPE)

Effective Tuesday June 4, 2013, an Epic process for ordering infectious disease testing on the source patient of a body fluid exposure incident will become available.  This will be Epic order # LAB7513.
Post Blood/Body Fluid Exposure-Source Patient

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These changes align with current state law requirements for HIV testing and UI HealthCare Policy, Policy Governing Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Education, Testing, Reporting and Confidentiality.

For more detailed information, including screenshots of all the order steps, please see:  Guidelines for Post Blood and Body Fluid Exposure on Source Patient

If you have Significant Exposure Packets in your units or clinics, please return them to the Social Service Main Office (C-124 GH).

Questions should be directed to Matthew Krasowski, MD, PhD, Director of Clinical Laboratories (384-9380, matthew-krasowski@uiowa.edu) or Stephanie Holley, Infection Control and Prevention (356-0311, stephanie-holley@uiowa.edu).