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Pima Health Dept. contacting 174 in HIV, hepatitis dental scare
Patients of a Marana dental clinic may have been exposed to blood-borne diseases like hepatitis or HIV.
The Pima County Health Department is currently contacting 174 dental patients who were seen at the T Dental Clinic in Marana between January and July 2010. The health department said they are contacting patients as a “precautionary measure." In a release the department said, "at this time no cases of transmission of disease have been identified."
The T Dental Clinic is no longer open. The health department said it closed in July 2010. Former clinic patients can contact the Pima County Health Department at 520-243-7808.