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Of viruses, gloves, and crêpes

      Dr. V. Wiwanitkit should be commended for his attempt to estimate some bloodborne viral pathogens' (HIV, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis D virus) ability to pass through gloves, based on a consideration at the nanostructure level (AJIC 2006,34;(6):400). Unfortunately, the size of pre-use glove pores in relation to that of the viruses is far from being the main parameter involved in gloves providing adequate protection to personnel and patients during health care.
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