Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 11th, 1995
Dental organizations were quick to dispute the findings.
Researchers found that in the laboratory, the disinfectant did not kill HIV in blood lodged in lubricants commonly used in dental equipment and in medical devices called endoscopes, which are inserted into the body to allow an interior view.
None of the devices has ever been shown to be the cause of HIV transmission from patient to patient, said researcher David Lewis, a microbiologist at...
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