Recently, the news media has been awash in reports about infectious disease. The blunt reality is that infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses have long been a major health issue, well before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. An array of other types of dangerous pathogens can contaminate a home or business, leaving people – including your own family – at grave risk of serious and even fatal illness. If a property is believed to contaminated with a dangerous bacterium or virus, professional remediation is the surest way to restore achieve a safe status. Call our veteran-led Infectious disease and decontamination services company. 

Bodily Fluids That Contain Bloodborne Pathogens

Dangerous bloodborne pathogens can also be found in other bodily fluids. Because of this reality, people must take caution when they come into contact not only with the blood but also with different bodily fluids. Most Common Bodily Fluids in Which Bloodborne Pathogens Are Found In addition to blood, the two most common bodily fluids in which…

How Are Blood-Borne Pathogens Spread?

The U.S. National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health provides a comprehensive and succinct definition of bloodborne pathogen: A pathogen is something that causes disease. Germs that can cause long-lasting infection in human blood and disease in humans are called bloodborne pathogens. In order to protect your health and the health of others, you…

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Why Is Cleaning Up Blood Dangerous?

Different types of bloodborne pathogens render the process of cleaning up blood potentially dangerous, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Indeed, the CDC provides significant resources addressing blood safety, including safe cleanup practices associated with blood. Common Bloodborne Pathogens There is a trio of dangerous bloodborne pathogens that are most common. These are: HIV…

How to Dispose of a Blood-Stained Mattress in California

Every day in California, people die in bed. In some cases, people experience traumatic deaths which result in blood staining a mattress. In other situations, people die, and their remains aren’t immediately discovered, resulting in fluids contaminating a mattress. Disposal of Uncontaminated Mattress If a person passes away in bed from natural causes, and the…

The Three Most Common Airborne Pathogens

Airborne pathogens are classified as diseases that are spread through the air from one individual to another, according to the National Safety Council. These pathogens are transmitted through coughing and sneezing. There are three airborne pathogens that are most commonly spread. Tuberculosis What Is Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a disease caused by bacteria medically known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis,…