Bloodborne Pathogens

Human blood, body fluids or tissues and human cell lines must be treated as biohazardous agents to prevent the transmission of human pathogens such as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), ARC (AIDS-related complex) syndrome, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to laboratory personnel. All faculty, staff and students working with human blood, body fluids or tissues, or with human cell lines must comply with the Bloodborne Pathogen Program (BBP). The BBP policy is available at: Bloodborne Pathogen Program.