Forensic Luminol Blood Test for Preventing Cross-contamination in Dentistry: An Evaluation of a Dental School Clinic

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Marcelo Carlos Bortoluzzi; Peterson Cadore; Andrea Gallon; Soraia Almeida Watanabe Imanishi;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: International Journal of Preventive Medicine, volume 5, issue 10, pages 1,343-1,346 (issn: 2008-7802, eissn: 2008-8213)
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  • Subject: R | dental setting | dentistry | cross-contamination | Brief Communication | Medicine | Blood | bloodborne pathogens

Background: More than 200 different diseases may be transmitted from exposure to blood in the dental setting. The aim of this study is to identify possible faults in the cross-contamination chain control in a dental school clinic searching for traces of blood in the ... View more
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