Guidance

Bloodborne viruses: managing risk in bomb blast victims

Guidance on managing risk of bloodborne viruses (BBVs), such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV, in bomb blast victims.

Documents

Management of bloodborne virus (BBVs) risk in bomb blast victims (hepatitis B, C and HIV)

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Overview: Management of bloodborne virus (BBVs) risk in bomb blast victims (hepatitis B, C and HIV)

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Details

This guidance covers:

  • assessing risk of transmission of BBVs
  • post-exposure interventions for the management of BBVs
  • managing BBVs in bomb blast victims

See guidance on administering antimicrobial prophylaxis to bomb blast victims.

Published 23 May 2017