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2.02 Infection Key T

requires oxygen to live Aerobic
does not require oxygen to live anerobic
washing hands with water and soap or other detergents containing an antiseptic agent antiseptic hand wash
rubbing hands with an alcohol-containing preparation alcohol-based hand rub
free of pathogens asepsis
originates from within the body endogenous
originates outside the body exogenous
performing hand washing, antiseptic hand wash, alcohol-based hand rub hand hygiene
washing hands with plain soap and water hand washing
invasion of the body by microorganisms infection
only a specific portion of the body is infected local infection
normal, do not produce disease, beneficial non-pathogenic
hospital acquired infection nosocomial infections
infections that occur when the body's defenses are weakened opportunistic infection
cause infection and disease pathogenic
remain firm against the action of another force, such as a bacteria against an antibiotic resistant
free of all organisms Sterile
able to be affected; person likely to get sick susceptible
affects the entire body systematic infection
stops the growth or spread of pathogens antisepsis
destroys pathogens disinfection
destroys all microorganisms pathogens and non-pathogens sterilization
single cell organism without a nuclei bacteria
one celled, animal-like organism contain a nucleus and other defined organelles protozoa
organisms that usually enjoy a symbiotic, but sometimes parasitic relationship with their host fungi
rod-shaped, parasitic bacteria transmitted to humans to human through bites rickettsiae
small, infectious agent requires a host for survival produce immune response in humans; treated with antiviral drugs viruses
parasitic worm-like organisms excrete toxins making host susceptible to other diseases helminths
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