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A 23-year-old woman who is a nursing student has a needlestick accident involving an empty syringe that had been previously used on a patient with a known hepatitis B infection. Which of the following is the most likely outcome for this woman?
A. Acute hepatitis followed by recovery
B. Asymptomatic carrier
C. Persistent infection followed by recovery
D. Persistent infection progressing to chronic hepatitis
E. Subclinical disease followed by recovery
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I think Most common out come is acute infecction followed by recovery but still the question is tricky any way I go with A
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E. Subclinical disease followed by recovery...
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i think i'll go with E. Subclinical disease followed by recovery
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True Answer: E. Subclinical disease followed by recovery
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Can someone please explain why?

It would be nice if we follow reasoning with answers so it can be used as a learning tool, especially for newbies like me.
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Can someone please explain why?

It would be nice if we follow reasoning with answers so it can be used as a learning tool, especially for newbies like me.
Remember that most common course of all hepatitis infection is asymptomatic & followed by recovery
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