New guidance from CDC for clinical management of HCP exposed to HCV

The CDC developed new recommendations for testing algorithms and clinical management of health care personnel with the possibility of occupational exposure to hepatitis C, according guidance from Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.“A source patient or [health care personnel (HCP) ]found to be positive for HCV RNA should be referred to care,” Anne C. Moorman, MPH, from the division of viral hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, and colleagues wrote. “Postexposure prophylaxis of hepatitis C is not recommended for HCP who haveRead More

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