"Never events": hepatitis B outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from unsafe practices during assisted monitoring of blood glucose, 2009-2010.

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INTRODUCTION Despite sustained public health efforts to publicize the risk of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection outbreaks during assisted monitoring of blood glucose (AMBG), outbreaks continue to occur. Here, we highlight several outbreaks and patient notifications due to AMBG, discuss prevention initiatives, and highlight gaps that remain. METHODS We… (More)

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@article{Thompson2011NeverEH, title={"Never events": hepatitis B outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from unsafe practices during assisted monitoring of blood glucose, 2009-2010.}, author={Nicola D. Thompson and Melissa K. Schaefer}, journal={Journal of diabetes science and technology}, year={2011}, volume={5 6}, pages={1396-402} }