unsterile

unsterile

(ʌnˈstɛraɪl)
adj
(Medicine) not free from living, esp pathogenic, microorganisms
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Public Health Wales is not recommending that patients of Mark Roberts access testing unless you have one of the following: | You have ever injected |drugs or shared snorting straws for drug use You have received |blood products and/or organ transplantation before 1992 You have received |medical or dental procedures abroad which may be unsterile You are a sexual part-|ner of someone who is hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIW positive You have received tat-|tooing or body piercing that may be unsterile You were born in a |country with an immediate or high-prevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C such as Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Eastern and Southern Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Islands.
Ahead ofWorld Hepatitis Day, here's all you need to know about the disease needles, acupuncture, tattoos done with unsterile needles, dental manipulation, nose and ear piercing.
Hepatitis B is a virus that attacks the liver and is transmitted through direct blood-to-blood contact, unprotected sex, use of unsterile needles, and from an infected mother to her newborn during delivery.
This can occur through direct blood-to-blood contact, unprotected sex, use of unsterile needles, and from an infected woman to her baby during delivery.
We live in an unsterile world surrounded by an infinite number of unseen life forms that potentially will sicken or destroy us.
A UNIVERSITY of Nottingham student was left hospitalised, having to administer eye drops 24 hours a day for a week after her contact lenses came in contact with unsterile water.
This gives health care professionals the ability to access key items such as patient MRI scans without having to touch an unsterile keyboard, or leave the operating room for a timely scrub down.
Exposed to a limitless quantity of potential pathogens every day, it is nothing short of remarkable how nearly 7 billion people manage to be alive at one time on this utterly unimaginably unsterile Earth.
We the undersigned concerned scientists and parents call for immediate action by our government to stop the unacceptable deaths and penile amputations among young initiates undergoing traditional male circumcision by abolishing unsterile traditional male circumcision surgical practices with immediate effect.
Reuse of unsterile needles and syringes, dental equipment, razors for shaving and unsafe blood transfusions are the major reasons for transmission of hepatitis in Pakistan.
Blood transfusions and unsterile syringes have also been known to spread the virus in some cases.
Romanello's hospital saw 200 heroin overdose cases last year, and countless related problems: abscesses from using unsterile needles, heart-damaging endocarditis and potentially fatal sepsis infections.