Introduction: Hepatitis C


Hepatitis C: Viral liver infection spread by blood.

Hepatitis C: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the United States. Approximately 3.9 million (1.8%) persons in the United States are infected with HCV. About 7% of these may have acquired their infection from blood transfusion. 1

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1. excerpt from Facts About Hepatitis C: CDC-OC

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