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path·o·gen

 (păth′ə-jən)
n.
An agent that causes disease, especially a virus, bacterium, or fungus.
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pathogen

(ˈpæθəˌdʒɛn) or

pathogene

n
(Pathology) any agent that can cause disease
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path•o•gen

(ˈpæθ ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
any disease-producing agent, esp. a virus, bacterium, or other microorganism.
[1940–45]
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path·o·gen

(păth′ə-jən)
An agent that causes infection or disease, especially a microorganism, such as a bacterium or protozoan, or a virus. See Note at germ.
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pathogen

A disease-producing microorganism.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

pathogen

1. A disease-causing organism.
2. A microorganism that causes disease.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pathogen - any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)
microorganism, micro-organism - any organism of microscopic size
infectious agent, infective agent - an agent capable of producing infection
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Translations
patogeenitaudinaiheuttaja

pathogen

[ˈpæθəʊdʒen] Npatógeno m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pathogen

[ˈpæθədʒɛn] nagent m pathogène
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pathogen

n (Med) → Krankheitserreger m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pathogen

[ˈpæθəˌdʒɛn] nagente m patogeno
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

path·o·gen

n. patógeno, agente capaz de producir una enfermedad.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pathogen

n patógeno, agente patógeno
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References in periodicals archive ?
falciparum is a bloodborne pathogen, and malaria is a well-documented complication of transfusion (1).
* Lonza Group's Formulation R-82 is now compliant with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, making the product suitable for use in disinfecting hard surfaces after being exposed to contact blood.
The directive will be used by OSHA compliance investigators in enforcing the agency's bloodborne pathogen rules.
Engineered controls: controls (e.g., sharps disposal containers, self and sheathing needles) that isolate or remove the bloodborne pathogen risk from the workplace.
OSHA consultation programs have been overwhelmed with requests in 1992 prompted by concern over bloodborne pathogen regulations.
BLEACH WIPE products are manufactured with a 5.25% sodium hypochlorite solution already diluted in accordance with the CDC's bloodborne pathogen mandate.
A systematic sample of every ninth nurse on the Valcea District nursing payroll was selected to be interviewed about knowledge and practice of infection control and bloodborne pathogen transmission during injection administration.
This may place those who perceive a lower risk in danger of contracting a bloodborne pathogen from exposure to an HIV-positive patient.
• Proof of attendance from a bloodborne pathogen course or training program, given or approved by the Health Department, within the 36 months prior to applying for the permit.
In addition, it helps protect healthcare professionals and housekeeping personnel from contact with contaminated substances and aids in efforts to comply with OHSA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
B-virus is not a bloodborne pathogen and is not transmitted by blood.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a bloodborne pathogen standard stating that "Glove liners, powderless gloves, or other alternatives must be readily accessible to employees who are allergic to the gloves normally provided." (10) Latex-sensitive individuals should be aware that the use of powder-free gloves does not guarantee a safe environment.