Query: (jet gun)
Georgia, had found a direct link between jet gun injections and infection with hepatitis C, and that the CDC website urges all veterans who had received a jet gun injection to be tested for hepatitis C.
Board. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran identified hepatitis C risk factors in service, to include air gun inoculations, dental work in service, alcohol abuse, and exposure via unprotected sex. 2.
evidence of record demonstrates that the Veteran's hepatitis C is not related to any event or circumstance of his active duty service, particularly air jet injector inoculations. 2. The weight of the
Citation Nr: 1327997 Decision Date: 09/03/13 Archive Date: 09/10/13 DOCKET NO. 11-11 218 DATE ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE
that while in service he had received immunizations by air jet guns. He noted that studies had shown that contaminated blood products were passed by air jet guns, which was why the military no longer used
source of the veteran's hepatitis C. Id. In this appeal, the Veteran seeks service connection for hepatitis C, based on his belief that he was exposed to the hepatitis C virus via "air jet gun" inoculations
while in the military. Also as part of this form, the Veteran seemed to allege that the development of her hepatitis C occurred as a result of her being immunized in service by jet gun injections. She
any error in notice provided during the Veteran's hearing constitutes harmless error. Service Connection The Veteran maintains that he contracted hepatitis C as a result of the use of jet gun injectors
denied ever sharing needles. Also, he reported being vaccinated with a jet gun during service, which might have the potential for cross contamination. During his May 2003 Travel Board hearing, the Veteran
Citation Nr: 1330928 Decision Date: 09/26/13 Archive Date: 09/30/13 DOCKET NO. 07-34 435 DATE ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Los Angeles, California
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