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A medical student sustains a needle stick injury...

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asked Feb 15, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara
A medical student sustains a needle stick injury from an intravenous drug user. Unfortunately this user is Hepatitis C positive.  Regarding Hepatitis C which of the following statements is true?


a. Vaccination to hepatitis C is routinely available to healthcare professionals and confers some protection
b. The chance of transmission of hepatitis C is around 3%
c. The chance of transmission is around 0.3%
d. Hepatitis C if transmitted will lead to liver failure in that individual
e. The chance of transmission is around 30%

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b. The chance of transmission of hepatitis C is around 3%
answered Feb 15, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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