Viral Hepatitis C as an Occupational Disease of Health Workers

Vasiliy P. Malyj, Maxim L. Chuikov


Hepatitis C virus infection in 98.6% of health workers diagnosed in the chronic stage of the disease. Infected and ill mainly medical personnel performing parenteral intervention during the examination and treatment of patients. The high level of morbidity and significant risk of infection of medical staff allow us to consider hepatitis C as an occupational disease of health workers.


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