Epidemiological Studies Evaluating Risk of Viral Hepatitis Infection from Tattoos and Body Piercing

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Epidemiological Studies Evaluating Risk of Viral Hepatitis Infection from Tattoos and Body Piercing

Types of Epidemiological Studies

Risk Factors Associated with Acquiring HCV Infection, United States

Sources of Infection for Persons with Hepatitis C

Exposures Not Associated with Acquiring HCV Case Control Studies of Acute Hepatitis C, U.S., 1979-1985

Limitations of Case Control Studies

History of Tattooing and Acute Hepatitis C 1982-2000, United States

History of Body Piercing Acute Hepatitis B and Acute Hepatitis C 1996-2000, United States

Identifying Risk Factors from Prevalence Studies

Tattoos and HCV Infection Cross Sectional Studies

Ear/body Piercing and HCV Infection Cross Sectional Studies

Tattoos, Body Piercing, HBV and HCV Infection Prevalence Studies

Blood Donor Studies of HCV Infection

Tattoos and HCV Infection GI Clinic, Albuquerque, NM 1995-1996 Limitations

Tattoos and HCV Infection Orthopedic Spinal Clinic, Dallas, TX 1991-1992

Tattoos and HCV Infection Haley et al.ís Conclusions

Haley Study Limitations

College Students, 2000-2001, Preliminary Data

HCV and HBV Among College Students, 2000-2001

Cosmetic Procedures and HCV Infection Moderate Endemic Countries

Alternative Medicine and HCV Infection Moderate Endemic Countries

Risk of Viral Hepatitis Infection from Tattoos and Body Piercing Summary

Author: MJA2