Denotes by way of, or through, a mucous membrane.
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Transmission occurs in all age groups associated with percutaneous and permucosal exposure to infectious body fluids from persons with acute or chronic HBV infection.
Complications include device dysfunction, distractor failures during the consolidation period, significant pain during activation, ophthalmic complications, and difficulties associated with the permucosal entry side (mucosal ulcerations, palatal abscess, and oronasal fistula).
Permucosal abutment posts and intraoral bars are designed for prosthesis retention.
Findings Despite renal dialysis nurses having considerable risk of permucosal (splash) contamination the overwhelming literature discusses this exposure in a variety of other health care settings.
Editorial Note: HBV is a bloodborne pathogen, transmitted by percutaneous or permucosal exposure to infectious blood or body fluids.
Percutaneous or permucosal transfer of the virus occurs through needlestick accidents, shared razorblades and toothbrushes, and by exposure to contaminated needles at unsanitary tattoo parlors and acupuncture clinics.
Since the first human ABL case, the Queensland Health Department, in accordance with the recommendations of the national Lyssavirus Expert Group, has provided postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) to persons who report potential exposure to ABL through bites, scratches, and permucosal or percutaneous exposure to bat saliva or neural tissue (9,10).
Postvaccination testing for anti-HBs is recommended only when the results will affect the individual's subsequent medical care, including patients undergoing dialysis, infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers, sexual contacts of persons chronically infected with HBV, and health care workers at high risk of percutaneous or permucosal exposure to body fluids.
Permucosal needle drainage of peritonsillar abscesses.
HBV is transmitted primarily by percutaneous or permucosal exposures to an infected person.
TABLE 5 Recommendations for hepatitis B prophylaxis for percutaneous or permucosal exposure Vaccination and Antibody Status of Exposed Person * HBsAg-Positive Unvaccinated HBIG x 1 ([dagger]) and initiate hepatitis B vaccine series Vaccinated, known No treatment responder ([double dagger]) Vaccinated, known HBIG x 1 and initiate nonresponder ([double dagger]) revaccination or HBIG x 2 ([section]) Vaccinated, response unknown Test exposed person for anti-HBs ([double dagger]): 1.