Effect of iodine-containing antiseptics on urine iodine levels of surgical staff after iodization

Idiz C., Altun A., Basaran-Kucukgergin C., Kofoglu Z., Sormaz I. C., Yarman S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.45, no.3, pp.277-281, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Background: The routine use of topical iodinated antiseptic could be a possible cause of iodine contamination. This study was aimed to determine urinary iodine status of operation-room staff who routinely use iodine-containing antiseptics for cleansing of the hands after salt iodization.