The current guidelines by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) instruct that all new employees should be screened for latent TB (tuberculosis) infection and TB disease.
Source: Cleveland J et al, Tuberculosis Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Infection Control Recommendations for Dental Settings, Peak Dispatch, Feb/Mar 2010, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)