Glossary

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Term Definition
EPPs

Exposure-prone procedure

EQAS

External quality assessment scheme 

HBV

Hepatitis B virus

HCC

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

HCV

Hepatitis C virus

HCW

Health care worker

Hep B

Hepatitis B

Hep C

Hepatitis C

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus 

HTLV

Human T-cell lymphotropic virus

IDU

Injecting drug use

IEC

Institutional ethics committee

IgG

Immunoglobulin G 

IgG3

Test (assay) for a specific immunoglobulin G found only in early HIV infection, used to distinguish early from established infection.

IVD

In-vitro diagnostic device 

 

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