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Infectious Process

SAFETY IN HEALTH SETTINGS

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A form of life that is so small it can only be seen in a microscope. Microorganisms
A type of microorganism, single celled microbes that naturally occur on living, dead or inanimate objects. The multiply normally, or for survival, rapidly. Bacteria
Bacteria cells that can remain dormant. they are surrounded by a protective shell called what? Endospore
A type of microorganism. Infectious particles that are smaller than bacteria and affect living cells to grow and multiply. They take over the cells machinery to produce new particles of the same nature. Virus
A type of Microorganism. Only live within plants and animals. Can affect humans in the mouth, vagina, skin and other body parts. Fungi
Microbes that naturally live and grow in certain locations on the human body. They are harmless and beneficial to the body. Normal Flora
A microbe that can cause harm , such as infection or disease. Pathogens
How microbes are destroyed heat and light.
An environment where a microbe lives and grows. Warm and dark. Water and nourishment.
Urine Feces Repitory Excretions Draining Wounds Blood Excretions from genital tract Saliva Tears Exit Portals for Microorganisms
Mode of Transmission. Direct transfer of pathogens through physical contact ( touching, kissing) Direct Contact
Mode of Transmission. Transfer of organisms via intermediate object ( Unwashed hands, Soiled linen Indirect Contact
Mode of Transmission. Transfer of large droplets from the respiratory tract to the environment ( sneezing) they are very fragile. Droplet
Mode of Transmission. Transfer of small droplets from the respiratory tract. They can remain suspended in the for long periods of time. Very difficult to control. Airborne
Mode of Transmission. Refers to single contaminated source such as food, medication, equipment. Common Vehicle
Mode of Transmission. Insects or animals. Vectorborne
Respiratory Tract Gastrointestinal Tract Genitourinary Tract Circulatory System Through Cuts in Skin Mother to Unbourn Child Entry Portals for Microorganisms
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