Do peritoneal patient require to have hepatitis panels drawn prior to starting treatment and ongoing as hemodialysis patients?

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Sylvia Vaca-Hernandez, Nurse from California asked
Do peritoneal patient require to have hepatitis panels drawn prior to starting treatment and ongoing as hemodialysis patients?

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Yes, as there bodily fluids will still be a risk for spread but also their future will likely include more blood tests, transfusions, time on HD, operations…

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