Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 21st, 1997
Although healthcare workers are at occupational risk for acquiring hepatitis C virus (HCV), no vaccine is available, and immune globulin is not recommended for postexposure prophylaxis, the CDC noted ("Recommendations for Follow-Up of Health-Care Workers after Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis C Virus," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report [MMWR], July 4, 1997;46(26):603-606).
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