- contaminated food
The nurse is developing a care plan for a client with hepatitis A. The nurse knows that the primary routes of transmission of this hepatitis virus are which of the following? Select all that apply.
Numbers 3 and 4 are correct.
Rationale: Hepatitis A is transmitted when an uninfected person ingests food or water that is contaminated with the feces of an infected person. Hepatitis C is transmitted through blood. Hepatitis B is transmitted through various body fluids, including sputum.