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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infections in their settings. If you are considering getting a tattoo or having your body pierced, ask staff at the establishment what procedures they use to prevent the spread of HIV and other blood-borne infections, such as the hepatitis B virus. You also may call the local health department to find out what sterilization procedures are in place in the local area for these types of establishments. Visit the CDC Web site for links to the ...
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Hepatitis B & C

I am I health care worker. I have hepatitis B & C. I plan on starting work in a new hospital. Would having hep B & C preclude my employment as a Respiratory Therapist In new York State?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will need to check with the appropriate people in that state. I suspect there would not be any issues related to that occupation. Read more »

PCR Test?

Hey Doctor Bob: FIRST AND FOREMOST, you should remind all your readers that end of year charity contributions are PERFECT for tax deductions! I donate to your charity every December! Thanks for your kind notes! Fast question for you... I've read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...false-positive results.As for hepatitis B, the diagnosis is made with a combination of tests that look for specific fragments of the hepatitis B virus called antigens as well as specific proteins (antibodies) produced by the immune system in... Read more »

RN with HBV

Good day!I am a registered nurse and a carrier of hepatitis B virus. What are my chances of getting employed as a nurse?My HBS Ag is positive HBS Ab is negative Hbe Ag is negative Hbe Ab is positveMy SGPT slightly elevated SGOT normalDNA...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It may be very good, but each hospital varies on their policies. You simply have to check locally. Read more »

Can I work in the medical field

I have been diagnosed as a chronic carrier for hep b. I am awaiting my test results to see if it is an inactive state. However, I am planning to go to medical school. All I needed to know is if people like me(with hep b) are allowd to work in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I must stress though that this decision is a giant one, so you need to review the test results with someone who is expert in hepatitis B and get appropriate counseling based on those results. The most important result is that of your HBV DNA.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States. The report provides updated recommendations to improve... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) HBsAgs are small protein particles on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. HBsAgs can bedetected and measured by a blood test. HBsAg testing is commonly used to screen for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis A Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis B Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis C Virus Infection ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? ... Read more »
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...im 29 yrs a events co-ordinator looking for a job anyway in the world.have certificate in hospitality operations.please help im at my wits end. Read more »

employment for a AA female in Atlanta

Posted by darlene45, 1 Reply
I am a 45 year old AA female living in Atlanta. Tuesday I was terminated from my job, because my supervisor told me that I called out too much and was constantly late. I have been diagnosed since 2001, I suffer with neuropathy in my hands.... Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

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Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »