HIV, hepatitis tests urged for 7,000 Oklahoma dental patients

By Steve Olafson OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – A Tulsa, Oklahoma, health center on Saturday began drawing blood samples from patients who may have been exposed to viruses at an oral surgery dental clinic that is under investigation. As many as 7,000 of Dr. W. Scott Harrington’s patients are being notified by letter that health officials recommend they be tested for hepatitis and HIV. The investigation began when one of Harrington’s patients tested positive for HIV and Hepatitis C. …
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