Microbiologic cross-contamination and infection control in intraoral conventional and digital radiology

@inproceedings{Fernandes2014MicrobiologicCA,
  title={Microbiologic cross-contamination and infection control in intraoral conventional and digital radiology},
  author={Luciana Maria Paes da Silva Ramos Fernandes and Ronald Ordinola Zapata and I. R. F. Rubira-Bullen and Ana L{\'u}cia {\'A}lvares Capelozza},
  year={2014}
}
The microbiologic contamination can occur in all the steps of an intraoral conventional or digital radiographic examination, unless some measures to avoid the cross-infection are applied. Scientific articles have shown that during the radiograph taking procedure, there is contact with the patient’s oral fluids (saliva and blood) and, consequently, the… CONTINUE READING