Does Hep C live on plastic material
Jul 22, 2010
A person with hepatitis C has a cut covered with a bandaid, and the blood is dried...then the person rinses a dish under the facet and the water drains from the bandaid onto the dish...will a person drinking/eating from this dish get the Hep C virus? How would the virus be killed once it has drained onto the dish from the bandaid?
Response from Dr. McGovern
Even if virus survived, I wouldn't expect transmission from an oral route.
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