Patients of Pennsylvania dentist encouraged to be tested for hepatitis B and C, HIV

A York, Pennsylvania dentist is currently under investigation for failing to follow proper infection control procedures in her office.

Jacqueline Marcin

June 5, 2013

Jacqueline Marcin
Photo from Dr. Marcin's website

A York, Pennsylvania dentist is currently under investigation for failing to follow proper infection control procedures in her office. Jacqueline Marcin, DMD has a suspended license following the onset of the investigation.

See how a similar case has been playing out in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

According toWGAL News 8in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of State claimed that Dr. Marcin failed to clean, disinfect, and sterilize certain dental equipment. Now, the Pennsylvania Department of Health recommends that certain patients – those who had a procedure done by Dr. Marcin herself – get tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV.

Tulsa dental patients screened after investigation of dentist

Aimee Tysarczyk from the Pennsylvania Department of Health told WGAL that Dr. Marcin’s investigation is a precautionary measure.

Patients of Dr. Marcin are encouraged to call the patient hotline set up by the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 1-855-265-4613.

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