J. A. Phelan, V. Jimenez, D. C. Tompkins

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Dental health care providers must play an active role in preventing the transmission of tuberculosis. The information presented here should allow them to appropriately identify and refer patients who may be infectious, identify oral lesions which may be due to tuberculosis, and develop and implement an infection control plan to prevent transmission in the dental setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-341
Number of pages15
JournalDental clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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Phelan, J. A., Jimenez, V., & Tompkins, D. C. (1996). Tuberculosis. Dental clinics of North America, 40(2), 327-341.