Bacterial contamination in reversible hydrocolloid conditioning units

R. J. Sicurelli, R. J. Boylan

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    Four hydrocolloid conditioning units were randomly tested for bacterial contamination. All were contaminated beyond the United States Army's acceptable limit of potability. The predominant bacteria were identified. A discussion of clinical significance and proposals for aseptic technique are presented.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)16-19
    Number of pages4
    JournalThe Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - Jan 1991

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Oral Surgery


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