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Tattoo, Brute?

With metal in their ears and metal in their hearts, the life of a tattoo artist is filled with excitement and danger. The biggest work-related hazard arises from workers’ exposure to blood. The blood-borne pathogens of greatest concern are HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C . Of those three, ┬áHepatitis B is the only one for which there is a vaccine. So, how does one reduce the risk of disease transmission?



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