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Healthcare Professional Student Information for Exposure to Diseases

For Exposure to Tuberculosis, Bloodborne Pathogens & Zoonotic Diseases

This information is for MSU health professions students who may have incurred an exposure. Need Medical Help and Information? Call the 24-hour Hotline 1-877-STUCK50 or 1-877-788-2550

If You’ve Been Exposed: Immediately wash off or flush out exposure site for 15 minutes.

These procedures should be followed in the event of an exposure.

First Aid

  • Needlesticks and broken skin should be washed with soap and water.
  • Splashes to the nose, mouth, or skin should be flushed with water.
  • Eyes should be irrigated with clean water, saline, or sterile irrigants.


Exposure report

Post-Exposure Evaluation

Follow the direction of your clinical supervisor regarding follow-up care at your current location. If your clinical supervisor is not available, call the 24-hour hotline number which is 1-877-STUCK50 or 1-877-788-2550.

If you have questions regarding your post-exposure care:

For Monkey B exposures, go to the nearest designated care facility which would be either: