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  1. Leakage of latex and vinyl exam gloves in high and low risk clinical settings.

    Article - En anglais

    The purpose of this studY, was to compare leakage rates of used latex and vinyl examination gloves from high and low risk clinical units.

    A total of4838 latex and 1008 vinyl examination gloves were collected and tested by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) watertight leak test:

    • three brands of latex [Brand A: n=2920;

    • Brand B: n=284;

    • Brand C: n=1634;

    • and one brand of vinyl gloves (Brand D: n=1008]. Sevent, percent oflatex gloves and 46.7% of vinyl gloves were collected from the high risk units.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Génie biomédical, Personnel, Gant, Facteur risque, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Protection, Latex, Etude comparative, Vinyl

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Biomedical engineering, Personnel, Glove, Risk factor, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Protection, Latex, Comparative study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0282669

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 199406.