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Being informed of HIV and Hepatitis prior to accepting job

I was hired and accepted a job in a Dialysis center where HIV and Hepatitis-C is present. I was not informed of this at any time during the interview or upon accepting the position. In fact, I was not even told of it until several days into the job....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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Anytime someone works in a health care facility, they can come in contact with blood and other bodily fluids that could contain viruses, bacteria, etc. Since these facilities practice universal precautions, you should be able to protect yourself by... Read more »

Smoking a Cig with someone who has hepatitis B or C

I just fount out that a friend has hepatitis C. We shared a cigerette and the next day she told me... Read more »

Switching from Epzicom to Truvada

I'm positive and have hepatitis B. I've been on Kaletra/Epzicom for 1.5 years. My hepatitis B is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Finally, New Jersey Informs All Inmates of Hepatitis C

...mass notification prompted by a Philadelphia Inquirer investigation, New Jersey prison officials informed 421 inmates they had hepatitis C. The notification took place in the last two weeks of July, a medical audit shows. More than 1,100... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform's Policy Team Expands Hepatitis C Advocacy Efforts

...to develop a list of recommendations to the Mayor to improve San Francisco's response to the hepatitis C epidemic. For more information about the task force structure and goals, visit Project Inform's website . Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Dakota: Doctors Collecting Information on Hepatitis Drug

...prisoners infected with hepatitis C. Drs. Jeff Hostetter, Kent Martin, John Hagan and Olimpia Rauta will eventually present the information to CDC. Methamphetamine, which is linked to needle-sharing by drug users, is being blamed for a rise in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Inmate Sues N.J. Corrections Department for Failing to Inform Him of Hepatitis C Infection, Provide Treatment

...A New Jersey prison inmate with hepatitis C on Friday filed a lawsuit claiming the state Department of Corrections and its medical contractor Correctional Medical Services Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...contracted the disease may have no symptoms at all. http://www.mesotheliomaresourceonline.com/articles/hepatitis_a.html has information on Hepatitis A, its causes symptoms, treatment and common questions about the disease such as What is... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
...patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your experiences there. Welcome to visit ... Read more »

VIH Y HEPATITIS

Posted by nightsunami, 4 Replies
...LEI QUE LA HEPATITIS PUEDE ALARGAR EL PERIODO DE VENTANA, E ESTADO MUY TRANQUILO PERO SIN EMBARGO EL HABER LEIDO ESTO DESPIERTA LA DUDA POR MI SITUACION Read more »