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Preventions for contracting tuberculosis through blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi..
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   are you doctor?
Doctor :   Yes, I am

User :   where do you work?
Doctor :   Here at healthcaremagic

Doctor :  
If you have any medical queries continue?
User :   pardon me if i ask you this question
User :   i have a question
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can tuberculosis transmit through blood contact?
Doctor :   Yes

User :   yes?
Doctor :   Again yes
Doctor :  
but mainly respiratory route is observed
User :   let say, if some case, infected person using medical instrument, but have been disinfected with alcohol..
User :   then share with another person..
User :   do they get tuberculosis?
Doctor :   Can get if the sterilisation is not good

User :   disinfect with alcohol 4-5 times..
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
then chances are minimal

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