Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 24th, 1997
In its report, titled "The Prevention of the Transmission of Blood-Borne Diseases in the Health-Care Setting," the group recommended that health care workers who are hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) positive or who are infected with HIV or hepatitis C virus (HCV) should not perform exposure prone procedures on patients, wrote Noel Gill of the PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, England ("Irish Working Group Recommends...
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