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How long can the hepatitis b virus live outside the body?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: 1 week or longer
Hepatitis b virus can survive in the environment for 1 week or longer but is inactivated by disinfectants including household bleach.

In brief: 1 week or longer
Hepatitis b virus can survive in the environment for 1 week or longer but is inactivated by disinfectants including household bleach.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hepatitis B VIRUS
Hepatitis b virus can not live outside the body.
It is tranmitted either by sharing needles incase of drug addicts or by body fluids and in old days before blood was tested for hep b, people contacted it by blood transfusion, these days all blood is screened for the virus.You can also get it by sexual intercourse.

In brief: Hepatitis B VIRUS
Hepatitis b virus can not live outside the body.
It is tranmitted either by sharing needles incase of drug addicts or by body fluids and in old days before blood was tested for hep b, people contacted it by blood transfusion, these days all blood is screened for the virus.You can also get it by sexual intercourse.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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