Nov 6, 2005
Recently a person told me that they were at a friends house where IV needles were being used to take drugs.
A person rinsed a used needle in a glass of water after injection, then another person inadvertantly drank the water.
Is the person who drank the water at risk?
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would not consider this a risk for HCV acquisition. Dr. M
Timeframe btwn Phases
HEP C, HIV
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