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JAMA. 1985;254(21):3023-3026. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03360210033004.
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CDC:  Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS): Precautions for clinical and laboratory staffs . MMWR 1982;31:577-580.
CDC:  Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): Precautions for health-care workers and allied professionals . MMWR 1983; 32:450-451.
CDC:  Education and foster care of children infected with human T-lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus . MMWR 1985;34:517-521.
CDC:  Revision of the case definition of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome for national reporting—United States . MMWR 1985;34:373-375.
CDC:  ACIP recommendations for protection against viral hepatitis . MMWR 1985;34:313-324, 329-335.
Hadler SC, Doto IL, Maynard JE, et al:  Occupational risk of hepatitis B infection in hospital workers . Infect Control 1985; 6:24-31.
Dienstag JL, Ryan DM:  Occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus in hospital personnel: Infection or immunization? Am J Epidemiol 1982;115:26-39.
Pattison CP, Maynard JE, Berquist KR, et al:  Epidemiology of hepatitis B in hospital personnel . Am J Epidemiol 1975;101:59-64.
Kane MA, Lettau LA:  Transmission of HBV from dental personnel to patients . JADA 1985;110:634-636.
Hadler SC, Sorley DL, Acree KH, et al:  An outbreak of hepatitis B in a dental practice . Ann Intern Med 1981;95:133-138.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.7326/0003-4819-95-2-133]]
Carl M, Blakey DL, Francis DP, et al:  Interruption of hepatitis B transmission by modification of a gynaecologist's surgical technique . Lancet 1982;1:731-733.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1016/S0140-6736(82)92636-8]]
Seeff LB, Wright EC, Zimmerman HJ, et al.  Type B hepatitis after needlestick exposure: Prevention with hepatitis B immune globulin . Ann Intern Med 1978;88:285-293.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.7326/0003-4819-88-3-285]]
Grady GF, Lee VA, Prince AM, et al:  Hepatitis B immune globulin for accidental exposures among medical personnel: Final report of a multicenter controlled trial . J Infect Dis 1978; 138:625-638.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1093/infdis/138.5.625]]
Shikata T, Karasawa T, Abe K, et al:  Hepatitis B e antigen and infectivity of hepatitis B virus . J Infect Dis 1977;136:571-576.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1093/infdis/136.4.571]]
CDC:  Update: Evaluation of human T-lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus infection in health-care personnel—United States . MMWR 1985;34:575-578.
Weiss SH, Saxinger WC, Rechtman D, et al:  HTLV-III infection among health care workers: Association with needle-stick injuries . JAMA 1985;254:2089-2093.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1001/jama.1985.03360150065025]]
Anonymous:  Needlestick transmission of HTLV-III from a patient infected in Africa . Lancet 1984;2:1376-1377.
Garner JS, Simmons BP:  Guideline for isolation precautions in hospitals . Infect Control 1983;4:245-325.
Williams WW:  Guideline for infection control in hospital personnel . Infect Control 1983;4:326-349.
CDC:  Prevention of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS): Report of inter-agency recommendations . MMWR 1983; 32:101-103.
CDC:  Provisional Public Health Service inter-agency recommendations for screening donated blood and plasma for antibody to the virus causing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome . MMWR 1985;34:1-5.

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