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Handpiece and water line decontamination and HIV transmission: a critique



Handpiece and water line decontamination and HIV transmission: a critique



Dental Update 20(2): 53-4, 56



The survival of infective viral particles in disinfected handpieces and the dental unit water systems has become a matter of professional and public concern. This commentary evaluates the evidence, making some practical suggestions on water line decontamination and handpiece sterilization.

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