Preventing transmission of infectious diseases including the human immunodeficiency virus in the practice of optometry.

T. Tillman, Stephen A Klotz, J. H. Maino

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Abstract

The risks of acquisition of infectious diseases including the human immunodeficiency virus--1 (HIV) to practitioners and patients in the practice of optometry is discussed. Measures that reduce the risk of contracting or transmitting HIV and other infectious diseases in optometry are presented. Effective disinfection including that for HIV are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-20
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Optometric Association
Volume63
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Optometry
Infectious Disease Transmission
HIV-1
HIV
Communicable Diseases
Disinfection

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