Published in Blood Weekly, July 10th, 2003
"The U.S. Public Health Service recently updated its guidelines for managing health care workers exposed to blood or other body fluids that might contain blood-borne viruses," researchers in the United States report.
"The update addresses, among other things, timely administration of hepatitis B immune globulin and hepatitis B vaccine, appropriate testing for hepatitis C exposure, and new information on prophylaxis after exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)," said Francisco Alvarado-Ramy and Elise M. Beltrami at the Centers for Disease Control and...
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