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Infection Control Update

Infection Control Update Infection Control • • • Update The first 13 newly certified respirators will range in price from less than $1 to $3, according to the manufacturers. They all will meet or exceed the CDC filtration efficiency performance criterion. The exact savings to the health care industry cannot be predicted with certainty. However, a recent cost analysis of the 159 acute care inpatient Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities in the U.S. suggests that the VA alone may save up to $16 million The 13 newly certified respirators were randomly chosen from the submissions received before the July 7,1995 deadline. NIOSH is working to certify the 120 respirators currently awaiting approval. Additional certifications are expected soon. By Gail S. Makulowich HIV Can Remain Infectious for Several Days in Lubricants of Certain Dental and Medical Devices A new study shows that HIV can survive and remain infectious for several days in the lubricants of certain medical Lewis's earlier work, showing that dental handpieces could potentially transmit HIV, prompted the strengthening of guidelines in the U.S. for handling those and dental devices such as endoscopes. "The widespread belief that HIV is inactivated outside the body in a few minutes or hours http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

Infection Control Update

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 9 (6) – Dec 1, 1995

Infection Control Update

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 9 (6) – Dec 1, 1995

Abstract

Infection Control • • • Update The first 13 newly certified respirators will range in price from less than $1 to $3, according to the manufacturers. They all will meet or exceed the CDC filtration efficiency performance criterion. The exact savings to the health care industry cannot be predicted with certainty. However, a recent cost analysis of the 159 acute care inpatient Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities in the U.S. suggests that the VA alone may save up to $16 million The 13 newly certified respirators were randomly chosen from the submissions received before the July 7,1995 deadline. NIOSH is working to certify the 120 respirators currently awaiting approval. Additional certifications are expected soon. By Gail S. Makulowich HIV Can Remain Infectious for Several Days in Lubricants of Certain Dental and Medical Devices A new study shows that HIV can survive and remain infectious for several days in the lubricants of certain medical Lewis's earlier work, showing that dental handpieces could potentially transmit HIV, prompted the strengthening of guidelines in the U.S. for handling those and dental devices such as endoscopes. "The widespread belief that HIV is inactivated outside the body in a few minutes or hours

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Mary Ann Liebert
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Copyright 1995 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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0893-5068
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1557-7449
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10.1089/apc.1995.9.309
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Abstract

Infection Control • • • Update The first 13 newly certified respirators will range in price from less than $1 to $3, according to the manufacturers. They all will meet or exceed the CDC filtration efficiency performance criterion. The exact savings to the health care industry cannot be predicted with certainty. However, a recent cost analysis of the 159 acute care inpatient Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities in the U.S. suggests that the VA alone may save up to $16 million The 13 newly certified respirators were randomly chosen from the submissions received before the July 7,1995 deadline. NIOSH is working to certify the 120 respirators currently awaiting approval. Additional certifications are expected soon. By Gail S. Makulowich HIV Can Remain Infectious for Several Days in Lubricants of Certain Dental and Medical Devices A new study shows that HIV can survive and remain infectious for several days in the lubricants of certain medical Lewis's earlier work, showing that dental handpieces could potentially transmit HIV, prompted the strengthening of guidelines in the U.S. for handling those and dental devices such as endoscopes. "The widespread belief that HIV is inactivated outside the body in a few minutes or hours

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Dec 1, 1995

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