Senator questions infection controls

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Senator questions infection controls

Columbus Dispatch – DAYTON — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has called failures in infection control at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s dental clinic “an outrage” and requested a Senate hearing.

His comments Friday came three days after the Dayton VA offered free screenings to at least 535 veterans to see whether they were infected with hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV at the dental clinic between 1992 and July 2010.

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