Telemed J E Health 2015 Jan 17;21(1):55-61. Epub 2014 Nov 17.
1 Pathology Department, São Paulo University , São Paulo, Brazil .
Background: Infectious diseases can be acquired in places where invasive procedures are often performed without the proper care of hand washing and material sterilization. There are approximately 500,000 beauty and esthetics centers in Brazil, which are visited by thousands of people every day. Many diseases, including sexually transmitted infections, are still highly prevalent in Brazil, such as warts caused by human papillomavirus, hepatitis B and C, and human immunodeficiency virus infection, and can be transmitted in beauty salons. Read More