blood-borne


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blood-borne

(blŭd'bōrn)
Capable of being transported in blood.
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MORE than 3,000 patients of a dentist have been warned they may have been exposed to blood-borne viruses.
Students who participated in a blood-testing program at the First Nations University of Canada between 2002-2011 are being urged to get tested for possible blood-borne pathogens such as HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
They are exposed to blood-borne infections by pathogens, such as HIV, hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV), from sharps injuries and contact with bodily fluids (Ramos-Gomez et al 1997; Gerbending 1994; Ruben et al 1983).
Unsafe injections in low-income country health setting: need for injection safety promotion to prevent the spread of blood-borne viruses.
The scientists first passed the blood through a filter that removes white blood cells because previous research had shown that about half of blood-borne prions stay in or around those cells.
Three unions representing about 130,000 Ontario health care workers have given their support to a bill in the Ontario legislature to make the use of safety-engineered "sharps" mandatory in the province's health-care facilities where workers are exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
The Chronicle reported last week how 172 patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital may have been exposed to blood-borne viruses such as HIV, vCJD and hepatitis.
This protocol emphasizes both employee and tenant protection based on CDC's "Universal Precautions" model, similar to response plans designed to combat exposure to blood-borne pathogens such as HIV and Hepatitis.
This produci meets CDC, OSHA, and NCCLS standards for addressing blood-borne pathogen contamination, Bleach (sodium hypochlorite) is used in the Bleach-Wipe towelettes because it is effective against TB, HIV-1, and hepatitis B.
The needles were part of a mass campaign by health authorities to combat a blood-borne parasite that causes schistosomiasis, a common illness in Egypt.
Blood-borne pathogens, microorganisms present in human blood that can cause diseases, (3) pose a second possible hazard at a medical crime scene.
And, if averages hold, so did the number of people found to be positive for HIV, hepatitis or one of the other blood-borne diseases that the organization screens for.