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Infection Control

Patient Care in Radiography 8th Edition Chapter 8

Microorganisms that live on or inside the body without causing disease are referred to as: Microbial Flora
Bacteria can be classified or grouped based on: Staining, Oxygen Requirements, Shape
Microorganisms classified as acid-fast are a type of: Bacteria
Yeasts are one type of: Fungus
Bacterial forms that are resistant to destruction and can remain viable for many years are called: Endospores
Tuberculosis, strep throat, and necrotizing fascitis are diseases caused by: Bacteria
The term "Reservoir of Infection" refers to the: Place where the pathogen leaves the body
The term "Nosocomial" applies to infections that are: Hosptial Aquired
An object that has been contaminated with a pathogenic organism is called: Fomite
Particles of evaporated droplets containing microorganisms and measuring 5 microns or smaller are called: Droplet Nuclei
The immunity transferred from mother to child at birthor via brest milk is classified as: Passive Immunity
Created by: Dallas1856