AIDS: Cdc's Investigation of HIV Transmissions by a Dentist

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DIANE Publishing, Jul 1, 1993 - 50 pages
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Page 46 - Estimates of the Risk of Endemic Transmission of HBV and HIV to Patients by the Percutaneous Route During Invasive Surgical and Dental Procedures,
Page 19 - ... interviewed men reported sexual contact with a prostitute. Some of these persons may represent unreported or unrecognized heterosexual transmission of HlV. See MMWR, "Update: Heterosexual Transmission of AlDS and HIV Infection - US,
Page 2 - The Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operations...
Page 18 - Five patients, all of whom had invasive procedures, became infected with HIV while receiving care from a dentist with AIDS.
Page 13 - Undetermined" refers to patients whose mode of exposure to HIV is unknown. This includes patients under investigation: patients who died, were lost to follow-up, or refused interview: and patients whose mode of exposure to HIV remains undetermined after investigation.
Page 35 - ... virus in the other individuals in the study. CDC also reported that its examination of the amino acids indicated that the dentist and Patients A, B, and C shared a unique signature pattern absent from the HIV of the others in the comparison group. From this analysis, CDC concluded that its evidence "strongly suggests that at least three patients of a dentist with AIDS were infected with HIV during their dental care DNA sequence analyses of the HIV strains from these three patients indicate a...
Page 33 - high degree of similarity between the rav strains infecting the patient and the dentist," CDC concluded that "The case reported here is consistent with transmission of HIV to a patient during an invasive dental procedure, although the possibility of another source of infection cannot be entirely excluded...
Page 33 - TOese linked individuals included two instances of sexual transmission, one of perinatal transmission, and one in which a group of persons with hemophilia became infected from a single batch of contaminated blood. "CDC, "Possible Transmission,
Page 9 - Update: Investigations of Patients Who Have Been Treated by HIV-Infected Health-Care Workers,
Page 29 - DNA Amplification for Direct Detection of HIV-l in DNA of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells," Science, January 15, 1988, pp.

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