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Taiwo OO

Dr, Department of Basic Sciences and Research, Regional Centre for Oral Health Research and Training Initiatives for Africa, PMB 2067, Jos, Plateau State 930001, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Dental Practice, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission and Occupational Risks: Views from a Teaching Hospital in Nigeria
    Author(s): Taiwo OO*

    Background: More than 40 oral manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection have been recorded and between 70% and 90% of persons with HIV infection will have at least one oral manifestation at some time during the course of their disease. Oral health‑care workers (OHCWs) are therefore, key players in the prevention and management of HIV‑infection. Aim: The aim of this study was toassess the perceptions of the OHCWs from a Teaching Hospital in Nigeria toward HIV transmission in dental practice and occupational risk. Subjects and Methods: A cross‑sectional study. A self‑administered questionnaire was used for data collection. A total of 113 OHCWs comprising students, house officers, resident doctors, dental nurses and consultants participated. Analysis was by Statistical Package for the Social Science.. Read More»

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