The summary below is from the full report titled “Digestive Endoscopy Is Not a Major Risk Factor for Transmitting Hepatitis C Virus.” It is in the 7 June 2005 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 142, pages 903-909). The authors are A. Ciancio, P. Manzini, F. Castagno, S. D'Antico, P. Reynaudo, L. Coucourde, G. Ciccone, M. Del Piano, M. Ballarè, S. Peyre, R. Rizzi, C. Barletti, M. Bruno, S. Caronna, P. Carucci, W. De Bernardi Venon, C. De Angelis, A. Morgando, A. Musso, A. Repici, M. Rizzetto, and G. Saracco.
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Can Thorough Cleaning of Endoscopes Prevent Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Infection?. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:I–45. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-142-11-200506070-00004
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;142(11):I-45.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Viral Hepatitis.
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