The detection of blood on dental surgery surfaces and equipment following dental hygiene treatment

Abstract

The Kastle-Meyer technique, a forensic test for blood, has been employed to assess the frequency and potential routes of contamination by blood between patients, staff and equipment during routine dental hygiene treatment. Fifty treatment sessions were studied and units were cleaned between patients according to the current hospital protocol. The surfaces… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4808365

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