Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 20th, 2000
One outcome of that study has been an assessment of the risk factors associated with hemodialysis and hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission and acquisition. J.D. Woods and associates recently presented a report of that analysis at the American Society of Nephrology's Renal Week 2000 conference, which was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
"Prevention of transmission of HBV is an important infection control goal of HD (hemodialysis) facilities worldwide. We investigated...
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