Friday, March 19, 2010

Dental Did You Know: Dental Personnel and TB

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
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