The topic of bloodborne pathogens is broad and covers a wide variety of agents ranging from hepatitis viruses to HIV, and issues ranging from the bloodborne pathogens standard to chemoprophylaxis for HIV. Look here for general information on bloodborne pathogens, such as new standards, new regulations, and information on the blood supply. Please visit our sections on HIV and viral hepatitis for the most current information on these specific pathogens.
The U.S. blood supply
Information on the safety and adequacy of the United States blood supply.
Access to sterile syringes
A joint statement produced by the AMA and four other national organizations encouraging access to sterile syringes.