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Author Topic: Vibrio infections fish tank  (Read 3560 times)

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Offline worried55

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Vibrio infections fish tank
« on: June 15, 2015, 02:30:16 pm »
Hello all..i am aware of vibrio from raw oysters and i know that it is also in saltwater reef aquariums.  My doctor said it was ok for me to stay in the hobby but im super scared about getting this!  Anyone else out there have hepc and a reef tank??
3a
Diagnosed summer 2014
Infected somewhere between 2009 and 2014. 
Source unknown possibly tattoos or dentist
Started treatment April 2016 Sovaldi and dacklinza
Viral load to start 28,000
4 wk labs... Undetected!!!!!!!
8 wk labs.....Undetected!!!!!
12 wk labs.....(really 14 weeks. Taken 2 weeks post treatment)  Undetected!!!!!
24 wk labs.   Undetected!  Cured!

Offline lporterrn

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Re: Vibrio infections fish tank
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2015, 07:11:29 pm »
I know nothing about this being in tanks, but if you don't have cuts on your arms and hands, or wear gloves when you immerse your hands, seems to me that would take care of it.
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
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