Volume 20 No 12 (2022)
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The Potential Risk of Microbial Transmission from Cadavers to its HandlersIncluding Teaching Staff, Medical Students, Paramedical Staff Working in Dissection Hall
Dr.Ashfaq ul Hassan, Dr. Sajad Hamid, Dr.Azhar, Dr. Rohul Afz, Dr. Rohul Afza
Abstract
Cadavers remain a principal teaching tool for anatomists and medical educators teaching gross anatomy. Infectious pathogens in cadavers that present particular risks include Mycobacterium tuberculosis, hepatitis B and C, the AIDS virus HIV, and prions that cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS.
Keywords
Cadavers, microorganism, contamination
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