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What Is The Main Route Of Transmission Of This Hepatitis A Virus?

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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

...Viral Hepatitis in Correctional Settings Rating the Recommendations Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis A Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis B Virus Infection ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...viral hepatitis, Hepatitis A diagnosis must be confirmed by a positive serologic test for immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibody to Hepatitis A virus, or the case must meet the clinical case definition and occur in a person who has an epidemiologic link... Read more »
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Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...carcinoma or HCC). Overall, about 95% of adults infected with HBV clear the virus following initial (acute) infection. The remaining 5% don't clear the virus and have chronic HBV. The probability of developing chronic HBV infection depends on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
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A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

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