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Chapter 5

Infection Control pt. 3

parasites plant or animal organisms that may perform useful funtions
pathogenic causing disease
pediculosis capitis skin disease caused by infestation of head lice
phenolics powerful turberculocidal disinfectants
porous absorbant, having pores or openings
quaternary ammonium compounds type of disinfectant solution safe for all uses in the salon
sanitation cleaning to remove all visible residue and matter
scabies contagious skin disease that is caused by the itch mite, which burows under the skin
single-use disposable item that cannot be used more than once
sodium hypochlorite common household bleach
spirilla spiral or corkscrew-shaped bacteria that can cause diseases such as syphilis and lyme diease
staphylococci pus-forming bacteria that grow in clusters like bunches of grapes
sterilization process that completely destroys all microbial life, including spores
streptococci pus-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling a string of beads
tuberculocidal disinfectants that kill the bacteria that cause turberculosis
universal precautions set of guidelines published by the occupational safety and health administration that requires the employer and employee to assume that all human blood and body fluids contain pathogens and are thus infectious
virucidal capable of destroying viruses
virus microorganism that can invade plants and animals, including bacteria
Created by: almolito