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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 906585, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/906585
Letter to the Editor

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

Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections Unit and AIDS Referral Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Pre-Clinical Research, National Institute for Infectious Diseases “Lazzaro Spallanzani,” IRCCS, 00149 Rome, Italy

Received 7 February 2014; Accepted 10 March 2014; Published 19 March 2014

Academic Editor: Howard Maibach

Copyright © 2014 Virginia Di Bari 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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