Bacterial dispersal associated with speech in the setting of intravitreous injections.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To investigate the amount of bacterial dispersal associated with speech in a simulated intravitreous injection. METHODS Fifteen volunteers were recruited. Each volunteer was positioned over an open blood agar plate and did the following: read a 5-minute script with a face mask, read a 5-minute script without a face mask, read a 5-minute script… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2011.227

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