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Update: transmission of HIV infection during invasive dental procedures--Florida.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2041538     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Previous reports from an epidemiologic investigation in Florida strongly suggested that three patients (patients A, B, and C) became infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while receiving dental care from a dentist with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (1,2). This report describes findings that suggest HIV was transmitted to two additional patients (patients E and G). These two patients had no other confirmed exposures to HIV, had invasive procedures performed by the dentist, and are infected with HIV strains that are closely related genetically to the strains from the three previously reported patients and from the dentist (Table 1). In addition, this report describes the epidemiologic and laboratory investigation of another HIV-infected patient of the dentist (patient F).
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-08     Completed Date:  1991-07-08     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-81     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Dentists*
Female
Florida
HIV Infections / transmission*
Humans
Male
Patients*

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