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WTC Phlebotomy Vocab

Vocab # 2 41-60

airborne transmission spread of infection either by airborne droplet nuclei or by dust particles that contain microorganisms
BBP's bloodborne pathogen- infectious agent carried in the blood
chain of infection continuous link among the infection source, the means of transmission, and the susceptible host
common vehicle transmission transmission by means of contaminated items, such as food, water, medications, devices and equipment
contact precautions precautions used for patients known or suspected to have serious illnesses that are easily transmitted by direct patient contact or by contact with items in the patients environment
contact transmission transfer of microorganisms from an infected or colonized person to a susceptible host by body surface-to-body surface contact or through contact with a contaminated object
droplet nuclei particles smaller than 5 ยต m that remain suspended on the air for long periods
droplet precautions precautions used for patients known or suspected to have serious illnesses transmitted by large particle droplets
droplet transmission spread of infection through airborne droplets
exposure control plan comprehensive document outlining all procedures and policies for preventing the spread of infection
fomite contaminated object
health care associated infection infection contracted by a patient during a hospital stay
HBV hepatitis B virus- virus that causes the liver disease hepatitis B; spreads through contact with human blood or body fluids
HIV human immunodeficiency virus- causative agent for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
infection invasion by and growth of microorganisms in the human body that causes disease
isolation separation of an infection source from susceptible hosts, thereby breaking the chain of infection
nosocomial infection infection acquired during a hospital stay
pathogen infectious organism
PPE personal protective equipment
reservoir person carrying an infectious agent without being sick
Created by: mcraee



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