nosocomial AIDS

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nosocomial AIDS

AIDS HIV infection/AIDS caused during the course of providing some form of health care
Nosocomial AIDS, causes
Blood transfusions A unit may be in HIV 'window' period–1:500,000 risk
Contaminated products Factor VIII concentrates that were not heat-treated were administered to hemophiliacs in France, Japan, and elsewhere, causing thousands to become infected
Contaminated devices Re-use of needles in disadvantaged regions–in Russia, 2 outbreaks of HIV-1 seroconversion were reported, infecting 58 and 23 children respectively
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Students returning to campuses can bring these contaminated devices onto the network, where they infect the rest of the network.
The Iso-Line[TM] family uses isolation techniques to prevent exposure of patients and clinicians to dangerous pathogens and contaminated devices.
The proposal will determine device effectiveness, market device performance and ensure required maintenance and proper disposal of contaminated devices.
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