Autor(en)
Post, Jeffrey J; Lloyd, Andrew R; Dolan, Kate A; Whybin, L Ross; Carter, Ian W J; Haber, Paul S
Titel
Acute hepatitis C virus infection in an Australian prison inmate: tattooing as a possible transmission route
Teil von
  • Medical journal of Australia, 2001-02, Vol.174 (4), p.183-184
Ort / Verlag
SYDNEY: AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD
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Web of Science
Beschreibungen
Clinically apparent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection developed in a prison inmate after two tattooing episodes within the recognised incubation period for HCV infection, Seroconversion and HCV viraemia with subsequent resolution of hepatitis and loss of plasma viraemia were documented. Introducing licensed tattooists, and thereby improving infection control practices. may reduce the risk of hepatitis C virus infection in prisons.

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