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Mangan, Richard J.. 1994. Handling Bio-Hazard Material. 9451 2353. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

This paper outlines the "universal precautions" taken to prevent infection, handling techniques for infected bio-hazard materials, and laundering techniques for Nomex fire clothing possibly infected with HBV or HIV. Universal precautions are the generally accepted medical work practices that prevent contact with a patient's blood and certain other body fluids.

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