Feb 25, 2006
I work with someone who might have Hepitis A should we be concerned?
Response from Dr. McGovern
Hepatitis A is transmitted most often from fecally contaminated food or water. We only counsel the patient to carefully wash their hands. Prophylaxis is given to those who had similar exposures (ie ate at the same restaurant).
hep c and hiv
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