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What are the universal precautions recommended by who and/or cdc?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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In brief: Body fluid avoidance

Universal precautions refers to the steps taken to avoid exposure to potentially infectious or contagious body fluids.
This usually includes latex (or similar) gloves, eye protection or a face shield, a mask, and a disposable gown. These personal protective devices (PPD) are used in the appropriate situations, with latex gloves almost always being utilized.

In brief: Body fluid avoidance

Universal precautions refers to the steps taken to avoid exposure to potentially infectious or contagious body fluids.
This usually includes latex (or similar) gloves, eye protection or a face shield, a mask, and a disposable gown. These personal protective devices (PPD) are used in the appropriate situations, with latex gloves almost always being utilized.
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