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Hepititus C transmission
Sep 30, 2007

I am ex-intranvenous drug user who has contracted hep c. I am about to start interferon treatment at the end of this month. I am also about to move into accomodation with a friend (non-sexual)and am worried about transmission through mosquitos. Is this possible and if so what is the likelyhood? Is there anything else that I should be aware of, apart from the obvious routes of contamination? Thank you for your last response about three months ago.

Response from Dr. McGovern

Hepatitis C is not transmitted through mosquitos.

Best of luck with your therapy. Try your best not to miss any doses.

Hbs antibody - non-reactive and Hbs antigen - non-reactive. Please interpret the result
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