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Chapter 17 Controlling Infection

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  • Q1
    What type of microorganism needs oxygen to survive?
    a non-pathogen.
    a pathogen.
  • Q2
    Describe what an enterotoxin is.
    solid waste product from the body.
    coil-shaped organism.
    poison that is produced in the intestine.
    poison that is taken orally.
  • Q3
    What type of microorganism can survive without oxygen?
  • Q4
    Described what a host is.
    a disease-causing organism.
    an organism that can only live in oxygen.
    an organism from which the microorganism takes nourishment.
  • Q5
    What is a pathogen?
    helps break down compost.
    causes disease.
    does not cause disease.
  • Q6
    What are some factors that microorganisms need for growth?
    food, moisture, temperature, oxygen, host, and parasites.
    food, moisture, contaminated material, oxygen, and a host.
    food, moisture, temperature, oxygen, light, and dead and living matter.
    food, moisture, temperature, oxygen, parasites, and feces.
  • Q7
    How does microorganisms cause illness?
    all of the above.
    causing allergic reactions.
    producing toxins.
    invading the cells.
  • Q8
    How does microorganisms spread?
    direct contact, indirect contact, insects, and pests.
    all the above
    dirty hands, sneezing, and sexual contact.
    an airborne and oral route.
  • Q9
    What are the symptoms of generalized infections?
    headache, fatigue, fever and increased pulse.
    fever and increased pulse.
    abnormal functioning.
    redness and swelling.
  • Q10
    What are the symptoms of localized infection?
    redness and swelling.
    fever and increased pulse
    nausea and vomiting.
    heat and fever.
  • Q11
    Describe Asepsis.
    standard procedure for cleaning the equipment.
    a method used to make the environment as germ-free as possible.
    a sterile condition free from all germs.
    abnormal functioning.
  • Q12
    What is disinfection?
    a sterile condition found in the operating room.
    using chemicals to clean items to remove as many microorganisms as possible.
    a process that has the potential to transmit disease.
    the same as aseptic technique.
  • Q13
    What are aseptic techniques?
    Proper handling of all equipment
    Using sterile procedure when necessary
    All of the above
    Being clean and neat
  • Q14
    What is a bacteriostatic solution?
    provides a sterile environment.
    slows the growth of microorganisms.
    kills all organisms it comes in contact with.
  • Q15
    What is a bactericidal solution?
    kills bacteria.
    neutralizes microorganisms.
    provides a sterile environment.

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