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Hepitis
Apr 7, 2001

How do Iget Hepitites B?

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

Hepatitis B is trasmitted through blood exposure to the virus. The blood and derivatives available in the U.S., is tested for the virus and nowadays ,the risk of getting hep.B by a transfussion is remote.The most common risk would be by sharing needles and by sexual contact.



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