paranoid about hepatitis B
Apr 24, 2011
please help my brother he just learn that his colleague was hep B positive they used to shared food during lunch...u said cannot transfer thru food how about if the food was contaminated with his blood i mean drop of blood end then he eat the food its possible to he can get the virus? thanks in advance
Response from Dr. McGovern
I am unclear how his food would have been contaminated by blood.
Your brother could always get tested also if he is extremely worried. A simple blood test for HBsAg would be reassuring to him if he is very concerned.
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