- Health Professional Information about Bloodborne Pathogens
Information for health professionals about bloodborne pathogen exposure, including preventing exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis.
Bloodborne Infectious Diseases:
Some infectious diseases that are characterized by a phase in which the virus or bacteria causing the disease may circulate in the blood for a prolonged period. They are therefore capable of being transmitted through blood or other potentially infectious materials.
- Mosquito-Transmitted Diseases
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
- Viral hemorrhagic fever