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Evaluating North Carolina’s policy for healthcare personnel living with HIV and hepatitis B who perform invasive procedures after 25 years of implementation

  • Cedar L. Mitchell (a1), James W. Lewis (a1) (a2), Jean-Marie Maillard (a2), Zack S. Moore (a2) and David J. Weber (a1)...

Abstract

Healthcare personnel who perform invasive procedures and are living with HIV or hepatitis B have been required to self-notify the NC state health department since 1992. State coordinated review of HCP utilizes a panel of experts to evaluate transmission risk and recommend infection prevention measures. We describe how this practice balances HCP privacy and patient safety and health.

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Author for correspondence: Cedar L. Mitchell, E-mail: cedarmit@live.unc.edu

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Evaluating North Carolina’s policy for healthcare personnel living with HIV and hepatitis B who perform invasive procedures after 25 years of implementation

  • Cedar L. Mitchell (a1), James W. Lewis (a1) (a2), Jean-Marie Maillard (a2), Zack S. Moore (a2) and David J. Weber (a1)...

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