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Volume 2013, Article ID 459281, 7 pages
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Research Article

Occupational Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids in a Department of Oral Sciences: Results of a Thirteen-Year Surveillance Study

1School of Dental Hygiene, “Alma Mater Studiorum” University of Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
2DIBINEM, “Alma Mater Studiorum” University of Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy

Received 29 November 2012; Accepted 2 January 2013

Academic Editors: C. Fernandez-Llatas and D.-M. Liou

Copyright © 2013 M. R. A. Gatto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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