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What is the chance of HCV infection from a needle-stick exposure to HCV contaminated blood?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

0 to 100 percent depending on your immune system.

In brief: Many

0 to 100 percent depending on your immune system.
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 2-10%

The average rate of seroconversion is 2%.
The actual probability involves other factors affecting the exposure. Exposed individuals should be tested and if appropriate treated. The new treatment regimens appear to be highly effective.

In brief: 2-10%

The average rate of seroconversion is 2%.
The actual probability involves other factors affecting the exposure. Exposed individuals should be tested and if appropriate treated. The new treatment regimens appear to be highly effective.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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