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Australians investigate hepatitis C cases

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 14 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1256
  1. C Zinn

    Infection control procedures in Australia are under renewed scrutiny as health authorities investigate the possibility that patient to patient transfer of hepatitis C may occur. The New South Wales (NSW) health department fears that five patients contracted the disease after visiting a private hospital in Sydney on the same day in January last year. Federal health minister Carmen Lawrence has warned that …

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