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can you be a dental assistant or hygienist if you have hepatitis c?

if you have hepatitis can you work in the dental field?



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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state, “No restrictions on professional activity (unless epidemiologically linked to transmission of infection). HCV-positive health-care personnel should follow aseptic technique and standard precautions.” They do recommend talking to your physician to assess risks depending on the state of the disease.

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