"Blood-Borne Pathogens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Infectious organisms in the BLOOD, of which the predominant medical interest is their contamination of blood-soiled linens, towels, gowns, BANDAGES, other items from individuals in risk categories, NEEDLES and other sharp objects, MEDICAL WASTE and DENTAL WASTE, all of which health workers are exposed to. This concept is differentiated from the clinical conditions of BACTEREMIA; VIREMIA; and FUNGEMIA where the organism is present in the blood of a patient as the result of a natural infectious process.
- Blood-Borne Pathogens
- Blood Borne Pathogens
- Pathogens, Blood-Borne
- Blood-Borne Pathogen
- Pathogen, Blood-Borne
- Pathogens, Blood Borne
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Bloodborne Pathogen
- Pathogen, Bloodborne
- Pathogens, Bloodborne
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