A hepatologist or hematologist should be consulted for Blood borne diseases.
2. What is a pathogen?
A pathogen is an infectious agent such as a virus, bacteria, prion and fungus that can produce disease.
3. Can chlamydia spread through blood transfusion?
Chlamydia is a bacterial infection and can only be transmitted through sex with somebody with the infection. It is not possible to get it through blood, especially a transfusion.
4. Which hepatitis is blood-borne?
Hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and hepatitis D (HDV) are all transmitted through exposure to infected blood. Hepatitis A is only rarely transmitted through the blood.