ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A "vampire facial," in which a patient's blood is drawn and then re-applied to their own face, could be responsible for infections at a New Mexico spa.
Customers who have gotten the beauty treatment are being urged to get tested for HIV.
You might have heard of the procedure -- Kim Kardashian has Instagrammed about it.
It's a non-surgical procedure in which a patient's blood is drawn then treated and partly re-applied to the face.
Health inspectors say procedures at this particular New Mexico spa could lead to the spread of not only only HIV, but also Hepatitis B and C.
At least one customer is believed to have developed an infection that could be linked to a procedure performed at the spa.
Customers who got 'vampire facials' at New Mexico spa urged to get tested for HIV