Effect of oral antiseptics on the viral load of SARS-CoV-2: A randomized controlled trial


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Gul S. N. S., DİLSİZ A., SAĞLIK İ., Aydin N. N.

DENTAL AND MEDICAL PROBLEMS, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.17219/dmp/150831
  • Journal Name: DENTAL AND MEDICAL PROBLEMS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: viral load, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, hypochlorous acid, povidone-iodine, HYPOCHLOROUS ACID
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. In the oral cavity, which plays an important role in the transmission of severe acute respira-tory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), it is possible to reduce the viral load of SARS-CoV-2 with antiseptics, thereby minimizing the transmission of the virus during dental procedures.