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DIVISION BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS [1 record]

Record 1 1999-11-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Organizations, Administrative Units and Committees
  • Immunology
OBS

The Division's area of responsibilities comprises pathogens transmitted by blood i.e., through transfusion or shared needle use. These pathogens include HIV, HTLV and hepatitis B,C,D and G. The Division is also responsible when blood-borne transmission is theoretical (e.g. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Organismes, unités administratives et comités
  • Immunologie
OBS

Le champ des responsabilités de la Division comprend les pathogènes transmis par le sang, c'est-à-dire par les transfusions et le partage des seringues. Ces pathogènes sont, entre autres, le VIH, le HTLV et les virus de l'hépatite B, C, D et G. Les maladies pour lesquelles la transmission hématogène est une possibilité théorique (p. ex., la maladie de Creutzfeldt-Jacob) relèvent également des compétences de la Division.

Spanish

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