blood-borne pathogen

blood-borne pathogen

A general term for any pathogen which travels via the peripheral circulation, often causing system infection, or which localises at a distance from its portal of entry.

Bloodborne-pathogens
Bacteria
Brucella abortus, Treponema pallidum.
 
Fungi Blastomycosis
Parasites Malaria, Leishmania, Babesia.
 
Viruses
HIV, HBV, HCV, CMV, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agent, viral haemorrhagic fever agents, etc.

blood-borne pathogen

A generic term for pathogenic microorganism(s) present in blood including viruses–eg HIV, HBV, HCV, CMV, and others, and parasites–eg malaria, Leishmania, Babesia Prophylaxis After HBV exposure, HBV hyperimmune globulin may be used prevent clinical disease. See Bad Bug Book. Cf Water-borne pathogen.
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These garments have been tested to EN14126, the European standard for protection against infective agents and ASTM 1670/ASTM 1671 tests for blood and blood-borne pathogen hold out.
This is only a precautionary measure, and the university is not aware of any students who were involved in these tests having any type of blood-borne pathogen in that period of time.
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URI's procedures adhere to all OSHA Blood-Borne Pathogen Exposure Standards.
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