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The Natural Reservoir For Hepatitis Viruses

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hepatitis virus lifespan in bottle of tattoo ink

If a bottle of tattoo ink is contaminated with the hepatitus virus, how long can it survive?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Difficult to say since there are no data.If you are concerned about a potential exposure, I would get tested. Read more »

transmission of hepatitis virus

I apologize if you have answered this already, but I haven't been able to find any information... Read more »

hepatitis from other viruses

Which other viruses might cause Hepatitis besides Hep A, B, C, D, etc...?CMV, EBV, and mono also? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...System Risk Factors for Viral Hepatitis Transmission Among Incarcerated Persons Epidemiology and Outcome of Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Preventing and Controlling Viral Hepatitis Rationale for Prevention and Control of Viral... Read more »
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Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...laboratory tests are used to diagnose HBV infection and to monitor people with chronic HBV. Hepatitis B is the most complicated hepatitis virus to interpret based on blood work. Diagnosing HBV isn't like diagnosing HIV, which is done based on the... Read more »
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Co-infection of HIV and Hepatitis Viruses

Immunological responses to hepatitis C and non-hepatitis antigens in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-HCV coinfected patients (WeOrA526) Authored by H. Valdez, D. Anthony, F. Farukhi, A. Patki, J. Salkowitz,... Read more »
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Hepatitis Viruses (Slide Session 044)

Pathogenesis of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in HIV-Positive Patients Abstract 456 Authored by Kathleen A. Stellrecht, A. McElhone, K. Providence; (Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY) View the original abstract This study is interesting... Read more »
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LA HEPATITIS TAMBIEN ES MORTAL? TIENE CURA?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
bueno .. saludos a todos... les cuento q he tenido relaciones sin proteccion hace un tiempo. Luego de seis meses y a pesar de mis sintomas di negativo en el examen de vih1 y vih2 a pesar de muchos sintomas. Bueno el hecho es q al leer los distintos... Read more »

Have HIV and on Atripla with a question

Posted by Starboy, 4 Replies
Hi All: I have been on Atripla since it first came out and recently notice that I seem to be not allergic to Poision Ivy anymore. Was wondering if any one else has a similar experience. I have been working in my woods all week in Poision Ivy which I... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »