SHEA updates guidance for health care workers with HBV, HCV or HIV

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America updated its guidance for health care personnel with hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV in light of evidence of low transmission and advances in treatments.“Experience and evidence accumulated over the last decade have made it necessary to revise the guidance. The guidance protects the privacy and health of both health care workers and patients,” SHEA President David K. Henderson, MD, co-chair of the multidisciplinary panel that developed the updated guidance, said in a press release. “Advances in care have reduced the risk forRead More

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