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AIDS autopsy precautions.

Authors
  • Maas, A E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pathologist
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1985
Volume
39
Issue
11
Pages
20–21
Identifiers
PMID: 10274304
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although there is no indication that the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a health hazard to hospital personnel, precautions should be taken to prevent inanimate objects and surfaces from becoming contaminated during the autopsy of a victim of AIDS. A third person should act as "circulator," the author advises, and he details the circulator's tasks.

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