Exam & Evaluation (Hepatitis C: Prevention, Assessment & Treatment)
Questions: Please respond to following statements.
Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the USA.
About 85 percent of untreated persons infected with HCV ultimately will develop chronic infection.
Since 1992, what practice is attributed with reducing the number of new infections by 80%?
Use of condoms
Decrease illegal drug use
Vaccination of high risk populations
Blood banking practices including: donor screening, testing and virus inactivation
Healthcare workers have about the same rates of HCV infections as the general population.
Genotyping is necessary to help determine a plan for therapy.
Which of the following tests are definitive for HCV:
Liver enzyme tests
All of the above
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