Translation of blood-borne in Spanish:


de transmisión sanguínea, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈblədˌbɔrn/


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    (disease) de transmisión sanguínea
    (infection) de origen sanguíneo
    • Most users inject their drugs, which increases the risk of blood-borne viruses like Hepatitis C and HIV being transferred through sharing needles.
    • Injectors have a higher risk of overdosing or acquiring blood-borne diseases like hepatitis C and HIV.
    • Needles contaminated with blood or body fluids pose a serious risk of transmission of blood-borne diseases such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus.
    • By reducing drug use, drug users also reduce their risk of contracting blood-borne diseases, including HIV and hepatitis.
    • If the equipment used to do your tattoo or piercing is contaminated with an infected person's blood, you can contract a number of serious blood-borne diseases.
    • Other risks associated with chronic blood transfusions for thalassemia major include blood-borne diseases like hepatitis B and C.