Definition of blood-borne in English:
(Of a disease, bacterium, virus, etc.) carried by the blood.
- Other risks associated with chronic blood transfusions for thalassemia major include blood-borne diseases like hepatitis B and C.
- Needles contaminated with blood or body fluids pose a serious risk of transmission of blood-borne diseases such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus.
- Most users inject their drugs, which increases the risk of blood-borne viruses like Hepatitis C and HIV being transferred through sharing needles.
Definition of blood-borne in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan