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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

More than 60 test positive for hepatitis, but state finds no link to Dean Clinic incident

Of 1,779 patients and family members tested after potential exposure to hepatitis or HIV from a diabetes nurse educator at Dean Clinic, more than 60 were positive for hepatitis, according to a new report.

None were positive for HIV, and the state found no evidence that the hepatitis B and C infections came from the nurse's mistaken reuse of insulin demonstration pens and finger stick devices from 2006 to 2011

Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/health_med_fit/more-than-test-positive-for-hepatitis-but-state-finds-no/article_f32c1dc2-ecb2-11e1-bdc6-001a4bcf887a.html#ixzz24KT2VZKA

1 comment:

  1. in our country, italy, the nurse get to jail for that.US is really worst than a third world country for healthcare

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