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Bacterial and viral contamination of reusable sharps containers in a community hospital setting.

Authors
  • Runner, Jack C
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Infection Control
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2007
Volume
35
Issue
8
Pages
527–530
Identifiers
PMID: 17936144
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Reusable sharps containers were returned to this medical facility with bacterial and viral contamination. Further testing is warranted to determine the scope of the problem and potential clinical implications.

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