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Universal precautions

universal precautions

prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. Precautions are especially applicable in the diagnosis and care of aids patients.

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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... think there is no point in discussing the overwhelming evidence for an universal common ancestor (LUA). The issue I would like to address is the ... mtDNA purely from the mother, so it makes perfect sense that such precautions exist only in the female body. It makes perfect sense in contrast ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 14680

Re: Fungi Culture

... to potentially infective materials. All medical staff should take precautions to prevent injuries by needles, scalpels and other sharp instruments ... blood, genital, tissue, cerebrospinal and other body fluid specimens universal cautions for the prevention of transmission of bloodborne pathogens ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungi Culture
Replies: 3
Views: 9201

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