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Haemodialysis

Haemodialysis is a treatment for those with kidney failure and is also known transmission route for hepatitis C. Haemodialysis involves the removal of waste products from the blood. This is done by passing a person’s blood through an artificial kidney machine and re-introducing the filtered blood back into the body. The risk of infection is increased in those who undergo long-term dialysis and has been estimated at 10%-20%