blood-borne

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blood-borne

(blŭd'bōrn)
Capable of being transported in blood.
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Zika is blood-borne disease which is transmitted through mosquito bites so it is not contagious person to person.
The blood-borne disease was discovered during a routine examination, the US star's spokesman said.
The WHO highlighted the UAE and China as success stories for their ability to replenish blood supplies through unpaid blood donations, thus reducing the risk of blood-borne disease, as part of World Blood Donor Day celebrations.
5 million for research into blood-borne disease, and must provide scholarships to victims or family members.
Hepatitis C is a highly infectious blood-borne disease that causes liver cirrhosis, liver cancer, fatigue and chest and stomach pain.
This blood-borne disease has only been widely recognized within the last 10 to 15 years, and the worldwide epidemic is staggering.
But if it did and the previous patient treated with the same probe had a blood-borne disease, such as Hepatitis B or C or HIV, there was a risk of cross-infection.
It's a blood-borne disease and I got it by sharing a needle with someone else.
Officers should treat every injured person as if they have a blood-borne disease and guard against unprotected contact with a person's body fluid, which can contain blood.
Assemblyman Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana, said he's shocked by the county supervisors' opposition to his bill, AB 196, which would eliminate the requirement that public safety workers, including firefighters and law enforcement officers, demonstrate on-the-job exposure to blood or blood products in order to qualify for service-connected disability retirement benefits for blood-borne disease.
The most common blood-borne disease the children could have been exposed to is Hepatitis B, Dassey said.
This can lead to the transfer of blood-borne disease.