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February 1992

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
Abstract

• 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)

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