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Every year, in July, next to World Hepatitis Day, we conducted the Hepatitis Zero Week, a great campaign with tests all over Brazil and also in other countries. Thousands of lives are saved!

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You can be an Ambassador for the eradication of Hepatitis worldwide. Express your desire to take rapid and free tests in your city, neighborhood, organization, company, etc.

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You can join us to save the lives of millions of people with Hepatitis C!

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Common questions

The most common viral hepatitis are those caused by viruses A, B and C.

Hepatitis A:
Broadcast normally through food or personal contact. Lasts approximately 1 month. It is a mild infection that heals on its own. There is vaccine.

Hepatitis B:
Transmitted primarily through sexual intercourse and blood contact. There is vaccine. Age deaf in the liver for up to 20 or 30 years. It leads to cirrhosis, liver cancer and death. There is treatment. Total cures are rare, but it is possible to cope with the disease by treating it for varying periods of time.

Hepatitis C:
The largest epidemic of humanity today, superior to AIDS / HIV in 5 times. Transmission is by blood contact, via transfusions, dentists, shared syringes, etc. It is not transmitted by sex (unless there is mutual bleeding). There is no vaccine. There are subdivisions of your virus (genotype 1, 2 and 3 and rare 4, 5 and 6). There are around 200 million people in the world who carry the hepatitis C virus. It is the leading cause of liver transplants, accounting for 40% of cases. It can cause cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death.

Because many people are infected with hepatitis C and do not know. The risk of developing some serious liver disease, such as cirrhosis or cancer, is great. The virus attacks the liver silently for many years, without any symptoms. Most liver transplants are needed because of hepatitis C.
Fortunately, hepatitis C has treatment and cure is possible for most of the infected. There are medicines to eliminate or control the virus and reduce liver damage. People with hepatitis C should not consume alcoholic beverages.
Hepatitis C is not a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Therefore, under normal conditions, infection can rarely occur during the sexual act. However, if there is a wound in the sexual organ, there may be blood contagion. Anyway, it is convenient to use condoms in all relationships. Currently the blood used in transfusions is fully tested, and the injection syringes are disposable.
Reused or poorly sterilized instruments can transmit hepatitis C. So do not share manicure tools, razors, syringes, tattoo supplies or any instrument that may have come in contact with infected blood.
Through blood tests that detect the presence of the virus causing both hepatitis B and hepatitis C. HBsAg indicates infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) - it is present in acute and chronic infections. Anti-HCV is the screening marker for hepatitis C. It indicates prior contact with the virus, but does not define whether the infection is acute, chronic, or has already been cured. Tests can be performed at health clinics.

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