Bites, Scratches, Cuts & Abrasions from Animals
- For small wounds – allow to bleed freely. If necessary, control bleeding by applying direct pressure with a sterile gauze or bandage.
- Immediately wash with copious quantities of soap and water. If eyes or mucous membranes are exposed, irrigate the area for at least 15 minutes with water.
- Seek medical treatment.
- Report incident to PI/supervisor, Animal Care Services Director and Biological Safety Office (352) 392-1591.