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A female client who has just been diagnosed with hepatitis A asks. “How could I have gotten this disease?” What is the nurse’s best response?

This question is part of Digestive & Gastrointestinal System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 85
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Jan 09, 2021

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Answered Aug 21, 2019

You may have eaten contaminated restaurant food.”

Hepatitis A virus typically is transmitted by the oral-fecal route commonly by consuming food contaminated by infected food handlers. The virus isnt transmitted by the I.V. route. blood transfusions. or unprotected sex. Hepatitis B can be transmitted by I.V. drug use or blood transfusion. Hepatitis C can be transmitted by unprotected sex.

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