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Spanish anaesthetist infects patients with hepatitis C

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7145.1625d (Published 30 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1625
  1. Xavier Bosch
  1. Barcelona

    A Spanish anaesthetist is believed to have infected more than 200 patients with the hepatitis C virus.

    Earlier this month the Valencian health department announced that at least 217 people have become infected with hepatitis C after undergoing surgery within the past year at two hospitals in Valencia. The health department named the primary source of the infection …

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