However, we also need to consider the risks to which surgeons are exposed. There has been no case in the world of an HIV-positive surgeon infecting a patient, but two surgeons, in Africa and America, have been infected by HIV-positive patients.
Many people would now like all surgeons to be tested. But if all surgeons are to be tested, then so also should all patients.
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