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How long can it live outside the body?

Can hepatitis c live out side the body and if it can for how long?
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"According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HCV can survive on environmental surfaces at room temperature for at least 16 hours but no longer than four days."

http://hepatitiscresearchandnewsupdates.blogspot.com/2010/09/hcv-outside-body-how-well-does-it.html
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Oh thank God that puts my worries at ease,thank you.
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And how long can it live on toothbrushes,just curious
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"According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HCV can survive on environmental surfaces at room temperature for at least 16 hours but no longer than four days."
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Os ok so environmental surfaces also include toothbrushes,I am sorry if i am seeming dumb but i m just trying to make sure.
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