• The Ad Hoc Committee on Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Hepatitis of The Surgical Infection Society has outlined its policy regarding three deadly blood-borne viral infections. The risk of transmission of these microbes, the role of preoperative testing, the problem of the human immunodeficiency virus-infected surgeon, and conduct in the operating room are discussed.
(Arch Surg. 1992;127:218-221)
Davis JM, Demling RH, Lewis FR, Hoover E, Waymack JP. The Surgical Infection Society's Policy on Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis B and C InfectionThe Ad Hoc Committee on Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Hepatitis. Arch Surg. 1992;127(2):218-221. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1992.01420020108015