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APR 02, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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About 1,200 dental patients in Oklahoma screened for HIV

By Steve Olafson OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - About 1,200 patients have been screened for exposure to HIV and hepatitis in Oklahoma after authorities found a Tulsa dentist using improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools, a public health official said on Tuesday. More than 6,000 patients have yet to be tested and officials have not located all the exposed patients, said Kaitlin Snider, spokeswoman for the Tulsa Health Department. Testing is free and patients should get results in two weeks. Dr. ...

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