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  • Hand asepsis: the efficacy of different soaps in the removal of bacteria from sterile, gloved hands.

Hand asepsis: the efficacy of different soaps in the removal of bacteria from sterile, gloved hands.

Journal of the American Dental Association (1939) (1986-08-01)
J P Gobetti, M Cerminaro, C Shipman
ABSTRACT

The study showed that washing a gloved hand removed significant amounts of bacteria. If the proper soap or scrub is used, the gloved hand will be free of bacteria. It is suggested that all dental personnel wear gloves to protect themselves and to prevent cross-contamination of other patients.

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