January 6, 2009
9:00 am

CDC Study: Failures to Follow Infection Practices Have Placed More than 60,000 Patients at Risk for Hepatitis B and C

In the last decade, more than 60,000 patients in the United States were asked to get tested for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) because health care personnel in settings outside hospitals failed to follow basic infection control practices, according to a new study by the CDC…


This article originally appeared here: https://tools.cdc.gov/api/embed/downloader/download.asp?m=132608&c=308978. The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is January 6, 2009 2:00 pm

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