Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 7th, 2000
R.T. Ball from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control was the author of the study, titled "Increased Risks to Health Care Workers (HCW) from Hepatitis C Virus."
"The per-positive exposure seroconversion risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV) approximates 30%, for hepatitis C virus (HCV) 2%-3%, and for HIV 0.3%. Currently there is neither pre- nor post-exposure prophylaxis for HCV exposures," Ball...
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