What types of hepatitis come from a blood transfusion?

Hepatitis B & C. Possibility of contracting hepatitis b or c through blood transfusion is very remote, though.
Hepatitis B,C. This is probably a lot less common than before due to vaccination for hepatitis b, and more diligent screening. The transmission of hepatitis c via transfusion is currently at a rate of about 1 in 2 million units. Hepatitis b is probably less than that.

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Which type of hepatitis is it possible to contract from a blood transfusion?

Both B & C. However, the risk of transmission from a blood transfusion with hepatitis b and c is about 1 in 400, 000 and 1 in 2, 000, 000, respectively. All blood now is tested for the antigen or antibody. Very rare. Hope this helps. Read more...

How common is hepatitis after a blood transfusion in the us now?

Less than before. This is probably a lot less common than before due to vaccination for hepatitis b, and more diligent screening. The transmission of hepatitis c via transfusion is currently at a rate of about 1 in 2 million units. Hepatitis b is probably less than that. Read more...

What is the frequency of hepatitis after a blood transfusion in the us?

Very Unlikely. Our blood supply has been carefully screening fro hepatitis c since 1992, and HIV and hepatitis b before that. It is extremely unlikely that anyone will develop an infection from these viruses after blood transfusion in the us. Read more...

I live in the us, how common is it for me to get hepatitis b from a blood transfusion?

Very uncommon. These days blood donors are screened carefully. It was much more common in the 80's. Read more...
Rare. The chance to get transfused with hepatitis b contaminated blood product is estimated at 1/63, 000 - 1/500, 000 per unit of product. Read more...

Can you contract a blood-borne disease, like HIV or hepatitis, through a blood transfusion?

If you have oral. Lesions. If you ingest contaminated blood, it is possible to get infected through transmission of the virus getting entry via a lesion in the mucous membrane. Read more...

How to treat Hepatitis B? I've got blood transfusion and they detected hep B in it. They couldn't test it earlier because it was emergency.

Need more info. More than 80% of the patients with hepatitis B infection recover on their own and eliminate the virus and are none the worse for it. You may wish to get tested in about six months to see if you have active infection or have recovered. God forbid you have chronic infection, it can be treated. Wish you good health. Read more...