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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Specific to the treatment of HCV, a blood-borne pathogen that affects upwards of 170m persons, the Hemopurifier is uniquely positioned as an adjuvant to be incorporated with either interferon-based standard of care (SOC) or emerging all-antiviral drug regimens without adding drug toxicity.
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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It might be a good idea to revise your accident report form to indicate whether the first-aid provider has received the blood-borne pathogen training and vaccination.
They are further at risk for potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens through contaminated machines and medical equipment.
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