A large nosocomial outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections at a hemodialysis center.

@article{Savey2005ALN,
  title={A large nosocomial outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections at a hemodialysis center.},
  author={Anne Savey and Fernando Polo Sim{\'o}n and Jacques Izopet and Agn{\'e}s Lepoutre and Jacques Fabry and JC. Desenclos},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={
          752-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To identify modes of HCV transmission during an outbreak of HCV infection in a hemodialysis unit. DESIGN An epidemiologic study, virologic analysis, assessment of infection control practices and procedures, and technical examination of products and dialysis machines. SETTING A private hemodialysis unit treating approximately 70 patients. PATIENTS Detection of HCV RNA by PCR was performed among patients receiving dialysis in 2001. Case-patients were patients who had a first… CONTINUE READING

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