Topographic aspects of airborne contamination caused by the use of dental handpieces in the operative environment (September 2020 Article 2)
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JADA September 2020
Background.The use of dental
handpieces produces aerosols containing microbial agents, bacteria, and viruses
representing a high-risk situation for airborne cross infections. The aim
of this study was to map and quantify the biological
contamination of a dental operatory environment using a biological tracer.Key
Words. Aerosols; air
microbiology; bacteria; communicable disease control; cross infection;
decontamination; dental equipment; disease transmission;