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Can hepatitis c live in urine or would urine kill the virus?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Data show it can be found in urine but length of survival is not clear. It is so dilute that it is not a risk for spreading the disease since to do so it must enter the blood. The virus can survive up to 3 wks on some inanimate surfaces where a blood spot might be found.

Answered Apr 9, 2020



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