Which of the following actions does NOT require the use of standard precautions?

  • contact with blood
  • contact with urine
  • contact with sweat
  • contact with vomit
Number 3 is correct.
Standard precautions are recommended whenever the nurse comes in contact with blood or body fluids that could transmit blood-borne pathogens. Contact with sweat or intact skin does not require use of standard precautions.