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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... 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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