Guidance

Blood-borne virus infection: prevention and control

Good practice guidelines for renal dialysis/transplantation units on the prevention and control of blood-borne virus infection.

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Good practice guidelines for renal dialysis/transplantation units: prevention and control of blood-borne virus infection

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Addendum: guidelines for dialysis away from base (DAFB)

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This guidance applies primarily to renal haemodialysis units but aspects will also apply to other units. It contains recommendations of the working group brought together by the Public Health Laboratory Service on behalf of the Department of Health.

Update 21 October 2010: the addendum clarifies previous good practice recommendations specifically for patients dialysing away from base.

Published 3 September 2002