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Can water destroy hep c on an object if i were to wash dried blood off an object with water if i scrub with dish soap and paper towel without gloves

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not reliably

it is a fairly durable virus.
resists changes in pH and drying. Bleach or soap is reliable; alcohol is pretty good. Does not take much virus to be infectious.

In brief: Not reliably

it is a fairly durable virus.
resists changes in pH and drying. Bleach or soap is reliable; alcohol is pretty good. Does not take much virus to be infectious.
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