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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
Its smart Question like it :rolleyes:
 

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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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