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Universal Precautions

Standards - 29 CFR 1910.1030(b)
Universal Precautions
is an approach to infection control. According to the concept of Universal Precautions, all human blood and certain human body fluids are treated as if known to be infectious for HIV, HBV, and other bloodborne pathogens.

 

CDC, Update OpCit "...In universal precautions, all blood is assumed to be potentially infective for bloodborne pathogens..." OpCit Summary p.70