BRONXVILLE, NY (WCBS 880) – Ten patients who had surgery at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville in January are now being told that they need to get tested for Hepatitis B, C and the HIV virus.

WCBS 880’s Catherine Cioffi reports the warning comes after the hospital officials notified the state that nine surgical trays were not correctly sterilized.

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The testing will be done for free at Lawrence Hospital for those patients.

WCBS 880’s Catherine Cioffi with details on the scare

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This is the second warning in the Hudson Valley.

In January, patients at Rockland Psychiatric were also told by the state they may have been exposed to contaminated tools.

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