Guidance on the investigation and management of occupational exposure to hepatitis C

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Wednesday 1st December 1999

Guidance on the risks and management of occupational exposure to hepatitis C was last issued in 1993 by the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) Hepatitis Subcommittee. Since then, knowledge has increased about the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the United Kingdom, the risks of occupational transmission, and the benefits of treatment.

Guidance on the risks and management of occupational exposure to hepatitis C was last issued in 1993 by the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) Hepatitis Subcommittee. Since then, knowledge has increased about the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the United Kingdom, the risks of occupational transmission, and the benefits of treatment.

Available at: http://www.hpa.org.uk/cdph/issues/CDPHVol2/no4/guides_hepC.pdf