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Title: Coronavirus viability in surgical plume and methods for safe disposal: a preclinical model
Authors: Chia, Daryl KA
Lim, Zhixue
Ang, Jia Jun
Tambyah, Paul A 
Lau, Kelly SH
Ong, Joe
Chow, Vincent TK 
Allen, David M 
Fung, Javis
Lau, Kenny JX
Luhung, Irvan
Schuster, Stephan C
Lee, Chuen Neng 
Kim, Guowei 
So, Jimmy BY 
Lomanto, Davide 
Shabbir, Asim 
Issue Date: Sep-2021
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Citation: Chia, Daryl KA, Lim, Zhixue, Ang, Jia Jun, Tambyah, Paul A, Lau, Kelly SH, Ong, Joe, Chow, Vincent TK, Allen, David M, Fung, Javis, Lau, Kenny JX, Luhung, Irvan, Schuster, Stephan C, Lee, Chuen Neng, Kim, Guowei, So, Jimmy BY, Lomanto, Davide, Shabbir, Asim (2021-09). Coronavirus viability in surgical plume and methods for safe disposal: a preclinical model. British Journal of Surgery. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Smoke generated by cautery devices used during surgery may contain infective particles and may cause transmission of airborne viruses. This study determines whether live viruses are present in surgical smoke and evaluates the effectiveness of several proposed methods of removal so as to improve safety of healthcare workers.
Source Title: British Journal of Surgery
ISSN: 00071323
DOI: 10.1093/bjs/znab385
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