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Concerned about Hepatitis
Jul 15, 2007


I was working with someone who is Hep c positive and he accidentally rubbed an open cut on my sweater. I'm wondering how long the virus can live off the body in dried blood as the sweater came into contact with some of my other clothes. Should I wash everything?


Response from Dr. McGovern

I do not consider this an "exposure". No testing recommended.

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