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CSM Nur 100 Exam 2


Direct Transmission immediate and direct transfer of an microorganism from one person to another, occurs through touching, kissing,biting,sexual intercourse.
Indirect transmission can be either vehicle borne or vector borne
A Fomite is classified under vehicle-borne transmission, and is an inanimate object or material that carries an infectious agent.
A vector is.. classified under vector-borne transmission, its an animal that serves as a means to transport an infectious agent.
Droplet nuclei air borne droplets that have been emitted by an infected host.
If a microorganism produces no clinical evidence of disease it it is called.. asymptomatic or sub-clinical
Septicemia When bacteremia results in systemic infection.
Where do most nosicomial infections occur (HAIs) 1/3 occur in the urinary tract 22% in surgical wounds 15% in the respiratory tract 14% in the blood
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