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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2006 Vol.7 No.9 P.745-748


Surveillance of viral contamination of invasive medical instruments in dentistry

Author(s):  ZHOU Lin­,fu, ZHU Hai-hong, LIN Jun, HU Min­,jun, CHEN Feng, CHEN Zhi

Affiliation(s):  Experimental Center of Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310006, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   chenzhi@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Glutaraldehyde, Viral contamination, Invasive

ZHOU Lin­fu, ZHU Hai-hong, LIN Jun, HU Min­jun, CHEN Feng, CHEN Zhi. Surveillance of viral contamination of invasive medical instruments in dentistry[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2006, 7(9): 745-748.

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Objective: To investigate the viral contamination of invasive medical instruments in dentistry and to provide health administrative institutions with surveillance data. Methods: Sterilized samples were randomly collected from the department of dentistry to detect HBV-DNA, HCV-RNA, HIV-RNA and HBsAg. Results: Of the invasive medical instruments that were sterilized with 2% glutaraldehyde, one of the samples was positive for HBV-DNA, and another sample was positive for HBsAg. Conclusion: Though massive virus contamination of invasive medical instruments in dentistry has been reduced to a low level, the occurrence of contamination still remains.

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