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Information On Hepatitis

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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 did not notify him when he tested positive for the virus or provide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Dakota: Doctors Collecting Information on Hepatitis Drug

A team of Bismarck doctors are using data from medical charts to analyze the treatment of North Dakota prisoners infected with hepatitis C. Drs. Jeff Hostetter, Kent Martin, John Hagan and Olimpia Rauta will eventually present the information to... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Pediatric Information Added to Label of Hepatitis B Antiviral Entecavir

This article was reported by Family Practice News . Family Practice News reported that the US Food and Drug Administration announced that changes to the prescribing information for the chronic hepatitis B drug entecavir have been added for... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
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 »

Is this information Correct?

Hi Doc Bob:How you doing DR Bob?? hope everything is well. I just have a quick question. I was told that if you have a Hepatitis shot and a tubercolosis shot, it delays hiv antibodies and you will seroconvert very late? is this true? yours...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Melvin,Well, no, and no.I'm doing well.No, shots do not cause late seroconversion.No, we can't adopt you, because Bush/Cheney don't believe gay adoption is healthy or normal. (Unless, of course, you happen to be Mary Cheney, in... Read more »


Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

please inform me

I read on HepNet, that the hepatitis c virus has been detected in a infected persons tears? Also I would like to know if the virus could be in human urine, or in the blood and clots of a womans mentrual cycle?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
The blood can be present in any blood particle or serum of a positive patient.It will be present in large amounts in the blood of the menses,or in any other bloody secretion.It can be present in objects that enter in contact with blod,even if blood... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang

I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to 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... Read more »

Information and Advocacy Associate SF

Posted by Anonymous
Information and Advocacy Associate
Information and Advocacy Department

Project Inform is a San Francisco-based national HIV/AIDS organization that serves over 150,000 individuals each year with up-to-the-minute treatment information and advocacy.... Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
Manager, Center for HIV Information

Position Description
The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with a remarkably successful track record for developing key information resources on... Read more »

XMRV test in Latin America - Information Request

Posted by Sherezade, 1 Reply
Dear friends,

I've been reading the forum for some time now and I need to ask you if you guys know about commercial testing of XMRV in Latin America. I found only two cases in the forum with positive XMRV tests: Themushroom and Roma2010 but they... Read more »