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Allina Patients Notified of Risk due to Reused Syringes

Clinic tells patients to get tested for HIV

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Allina Health has notified dozens of patients at St. Paul dermatology clinic that they might want to be tested for HIV or hepatitis because a nurse practitioner had been reusing syringes. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports Allina spokesman David Kanihan says the risk of infection is extremely low _ less than one percent. But,…