Bloodborne Pathogens: HIV

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Biohazard removal is a very risky endeavor because they may contain diseases. Unless you have sufficient training and equipment, it is unsafe to clean biohazardous materials. At Biohazard Response, we offer trauma scene cleanup near Tampa to make sure you, your family, and your visitors are safe. To learn more about HIV, one of the many bloodborne pathogens that can be contracted from blood cleaning, watch this video clip.

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is an infection that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). If one is infected with HIV, the virus attacks the white blood cells in the body, which weakens the immune system. Taking medications can help white blood cells fight back against the virus.