Acute hepatitis B infection following a community-acquired needlestick injury
We report a case of acute Hepatitis B infection occurring 2 months after a community-acquired needlestick injury. The patient had a history of incomplete vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccine booster was delayed. He did not receive immunoglobulin. This is only the second report of Hepatitis B transmission in this setting.
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