Hospital Series: Bloodborne Pathogens SS707AE
Bloodborne Pathogens. These viruses can cause diseases that can lead to death. They’re called Bloodborne Pathogens because exposure usually occurs from contact with blood; but not always. Other body fluids can contain these viruses as well. Bloodborne pathogens can be transmitted through accidental punctures and cuts with contaminated sharp materials like needles or contact between mucous membranes or broken skin and infected body fluids. But, by following the procedures outlined in this program, you’ll dramatically reduce your chances of being exposed to or infected with these deadly viruses.