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HCV-infection through blood in food
Feb 28, 2002

Suppose a worker at a local restaurant was to cut his finger while preparing my sandwich and a drop or 2 of his blood got into my sandwich. Can I get infected with the hepatitis c virus through this quantity of blood, when I eat the sandwich a few minutes later?

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

Only if you have a lession ,or laceration in the mouth.This is highly unprobable.

My 2 year old Daugher
HepC-Genotype 1a

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