Facilities must decide which workers to test

July 2010
Same-Day Surgery;Jul2010, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p80
Academic Journal
The article focuses on guidelines from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and other sources for the management of health providers infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) including frequency of testing.


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