What is a Bloodborne Disease?

Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms that can cause disease when transmitted from an infected individual to another individual through blood and certain body fluids. They are capable of causing serious illness and death. The most common illnesses are Hepatitis B and C and AIDS (HIV).

For more information about Hepatitis click here: www.liverfoundation.org
For more information about AIDS click here: www.aegis.com then click on "the basics".

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