Decreasing occupational risk related to blood-borne viruses in cardiovascular surgery in Paris, France.

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BACKGROUND Surgeons face the risk of patient-to-physician transmission of blood-borne viruses. This risk is related to the seroprevalence of the viruses in the patient population. METHODS The seroprevalence of the human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus were determined in cardiovascular patients at Hôpital Broussais in Paris… (More)

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