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In order for micoorganisms to survive certain growth requirements must be present in the enviroment proper nutrition, oxygen, temperature, darkness, moisture, an pH
For a pathogen to survive and produce disease a continuous cycle must be followed this is known as the: infection process cycle
The body has protective mechanism to help prevent the entrance of pathogens,they are: the skin, mucous membranes, coughing, sneezing, tears, and sweat
Microorganisms on the hands are classified into the following categories: resident flora and transient flora
Name two types of handwashing antiseptic handwashing and alcohol based hand rub
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The OSHA bloodbourne pathogens standard as it pertains to the medical office includes 5 catergories: Expourse control plan, safer medical device, labeling requirements, communication of hazards to employees and record keeping
The 3 biggest threats to health care workers from occupational exposure are: hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV
Stages of Aids stage 1: Acute HIV infection
Stages of Aids stage 2: Asymptomatec period
Stages of Aids stage 3: Symptomatic period
Stages of Aids stage 4: Aids
A microorganism that needs oxygen in order to live and grow: Aerobe
Free from infection or pathogens the actions practiced to make and maintain an area object free from infection or pathogens: Asepsis
The condition in which the body or part of it is invaded before a pathogen: Infection
Taken into the body through the piercing of the skin barrier or mucous membranes, such as through needle sticks, human bites, cuts, and abrasions: Parenteral
A diease producing microorganism: Pathogen
Harmless, nonpathogenic microorganisms that normally reside on the skin and usually do not cause disease also, known as normal flora: Resident flora
Microorganisms that reside on the superficial skin layers and are picked up in the course of daily activities. They are often pathogenic but can be removed easily from the skin by sanitizing the hands: Transient flora
Created by: corrine4512
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