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Direct contact indicates transmission from person to person
Vehicle route means transmission via food, water or blood
West Nile Virus transmission by a vector
Indirect contact means transmission from a person to an object
Mode of Transmission means organisms need transportation to new host
Airborne transmissions means transmission through ventilations systems
The Chain of infections means the links in he chain of infection
Vaccines work because body responses
The " universal disinfectant " is bleach
A Recurrent Infection is a repetition of an infection after recovery
A Virus is known as very samll organism needs a host cell to multiply cannot live on its own
To initiate an infection, the microorganism umst be a pathogen
low-level disinfection means kills most bacteria and some fungi
All patients regardless of their diagnosis should be treated with dignity
Chemical disinfection is used for heat sensitive equipment
Postexposure prophylaxis means treatment after exposure to a pathogen
MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
VRE Vancomycin-resistant enterococci
FUNGI single-celled organism uses spores to reproduce
BACTERIA single-celled organisms that multiply by cell division
PROTOZOA single celled organism, found mainly in sewage systems
VIRULENCE power of a microbe to produce disease
MMR VACCINE contraindications include pregnancy, allergy to egg
HAND WASHING effective method of preventing spread of infection
MEDICAL ASEPSIS killing germs after they leave the bocy
TERATOGENIC causing abnormalities in the fetus
SURGICAL ASEPSIS otherwise known as sterilization
PPE Proper Protective Equipment
INFECTION entry and spread of a microorganism
MICROORGANISM organism seen only by microscope
CONTAGIOUS disease spread from person to person
IMMUNITY ability to fight off disease
TOPICAL applied to skin or affected area
REMISSION chronic infection shows no symptoms
PATHOGEN microorganism which causes disease
ANTIGEN a pathogen that induces an antibody response
ANTIBODY protein specific to certain antigens
ASEPSIS pathogens are absent or reduced