ST. LOUIS — The Veterans Administration said Thursday that the chief of dental services at a St. Louis VA Medical Center has been placed on administrative leave after the hospital urged nearly 2,000 veterans to return for blood tests because inadequately sterilized equipment might have exposed them to viral infections during dental procedures.
St. Louis VA Medical Center secretary: Inadequately sterilized equipment 'unacceptable'
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