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Dental procedure with unsterilised instruments

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Hepatitis C - Dental procedure with unsterilised instruments Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 30 April 1997.

Preliminary questions [10234]

10265 there is some evidence that a dental procedure for which the instruments were not sterilised may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

10266 the veteran has had a dental procedure with unsterilised instruments at some time.

10268 the veteran had a dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised.

10270the veteran has established the causal connection between the dental procedure and VEA service for the clinical onset of hepatitis C.

10271the veteran has established the causal connection between the dental procedure and operational service for the clinical onset of hepatitis C.

or

10272the veteran has established the causal connection between the dental procedure and eligible service for the clinical onset of hepatitis C.

Clinical onset and operational service [10271]

11268

the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised, was given on operational service.

11269

the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised, was given on operational service, as a causal result of operational service.

11272

the receipt of the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C for which the instruments were not sterilised, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

10269

the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised, was given for treatment of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

11001the identified illness or injury for which the dental procedure with unsterilised instruments was given is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [10272]

11270

the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised, was given on eligible service.

11271

the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised, was given on eligible service, as a causal result of eligible service duties.

11273

the receipt of the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C for which the instruments were not sterilised, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

10269

the dental procedure more than 2 weeks before the clinical onset of hepatitis C, for which the instruments were not sterilised, was given for treatment of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

10273the identified illness or injury for which the dental procedure with unsterilised instruments was given is causally related to eligible service.