Published in Blood Weekly, October 23rd, 1995
During clinical rotations, medical students are exposed to potential bloodborne pathogens, and proper immunization against HBV can prevent such infection, stated A. Thomas McRae III and Jeffrey L. Stephens, M.D., Mercer University School of Medicine in a commentary ("Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination of Medical Students: A Call for Rigorous Standards," JAMA, October 4, 1995;274(13):1081).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 1992 introduced a bloodborne pathogens standard, McRae and...
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