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Investigation of patients potentially exposed to an HIV-infected health care worker

Mark Bek, Julian Gold, Michael Levy, Ross O'Donoughue, Valerie Delpech, Virginia Furner, Andrew Child

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Mark Bek

Julian Gold

Michael Levy

Ross O'Donoughue

Valerie Delpech

Virginia Furner

Andrew Child

Abstract

This article describes the methods used in, and the results of, an investigation to determine whether there was evidence of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to patients from an HIV-infected health care worker who had performed exposure-prone procedures.