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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