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Descriptor English: Blood-Borne Pathogens
Descriptor Spanish: Patógenos Transmitidos por la Sangre
Descriptor patógenos transmitidos por la sangre
Scope note: Organismos infecciosos, incluidas las bacterias, los virus y los hongos patógenos, presentes en la SANGRE.
Descriptor Portuguese: Patógenos Transmitidos pelo Sangue
Descriptor French: Pathogènes transmissibles par le sang
Entry term(s): Bloodborne Pathogens
Pathogens, Blood-Borne
Tree number(s): B05.155
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017848
Scope note: Infectious organisms, including pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and fungi, that are present in the BLOOD.
Annotation: coordinate with specific pathogen if pertinent; do not routinely add as a coordinate for infections in the blood (VIREMIA; BACTEREMIA; FUNGEMIA; PARASITEMIA)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
IP isolation & purification
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: specific organism (1987-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Related: Blood-Borne Infections MeSH
Universal Precautions MeSH
DeCS ID: 31615
Unique ID: D017848
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/02/16
Revision Date: 2016/06/14
Blood-Borne Pathogens - Preferred
Concept UI M0026971
Scope note Infectious organisms, including pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and fungi, that are present in the BLOOD.
Preferred term Blood-Borne Pathogens
Entry term(s) Bloodborne Pathogens
Pathogens, Blood-Borne



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