To reduce the risk of becoming infected with the Hepatitis C virus Do not share needles or other equipment to inject cosmetic substances drugs or steroids Do not use personal items that may have come into contact with an infected persons blood such
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HEPATITIS C General Information Can Hepatitis C be prevented Yes
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To reduce the risk of becoming infected with the Hepatitis C virus Do not share needles or other equipment to inject cosmetic substances drugs or steroids Do not use personal items that may have come into contact with an infected persons blood such ID: 1704 Download Pdf
Hepatitis A formerly called infectious hepatitis and hepatitis B formerly called serum hepatitis have been recognized as separate entities since the early 1940s and can be diagnosed with specific serologic tests Delta hepatitis is an infection depen
The liver is a vital organ that processes nutrients 57350lters the blood and 57350ghts infections When the liver is in57363amed or damaged its function can be affected Hepatitis is most often caused by a virus In the United States the most common ty
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History . In 1963, Dr Baruch . Blumberg. accidentally discovered an antigen that detected the presence of hepatitis B in blood samples.. Dr . Blumberg. and his team identified a strange antigen from a blood sample of an Austrian Aborigine..
B . in . People . of . African Origin. What is hepatitis B (HBV)?. HBV is a virus that infects the liver and can cause liver damage. It is a “silent infection” so you can be infected for years and not know it.
Foundation for Faith Based Organizations. www.NYCHepBC.org. . Goals. To understand the liver and it’s role in the body. To understand liver health & disease. To understand Hepatitis C:. How it is Transmitted.
It is important for a woman to 57350nd out if she has Hepatitis B so she can get medical care It is also possible for a pregnant woman with Hepatitis B to pass the virus to her baby at birth Fortunately there is a vaccine to prevent babies from gett
Disease. Annual Hepatitis . C-related mortality in 2013 surpassed the total combined number of deaths from . 60 other . infectious diseases reported to CDC, including HIV, pneumococcal disease, . and tuberculosis..
People . of . African Origin. Hepatitis B. About the virus. Disease burden . Prevention and management. Today’s Agenda. Hepatitis B in . People . of . African Origin. Hepatitis B. Why are we talking about hepatitis B?.
ST 57513 2014 Hepatitis C Support Project Written by Alan Franciscus EditorinChief What is Cirrhosis HCSP FACT SHEET A publication of the Hepatitis C Support Project The information in this fact sheet is designed