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Potential Risk of Prion Transmission during Periodontal Surgeries

PR Ganesh

Citation Information : Ganesh P. Potential Risk of Prion Transmission during Periodontal Surgeries. Int J Experiment Dent Sci 2016; 5 (1):60-63.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10029-1125

Published Online: 01-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Key message

Iatrogenic transmission during regenerative periodontal surgeries with alloplasts and zoografts along with cross-contamination from previously used inadequately disinfected surgical instruments constitutes a very real risk for prion infection transmission in the periodontal office.

How to cite this article

Ganesh PR. Potential Risk of Prion Transmission during Periodontal Surgeries. Int J Experiment Dent Sci 2016;5(1):60-63.

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