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Latent infection

A persistent infection in which the symptoms come and go

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Direct contact

Touching or contact with a patient's blood or saliva

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Indirect contact

Touching or contact with a contaminated surface or instrument

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Droplet infection

Exposure entering from the mucosal surfaces of the eyes, nose, or mouth

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Percutaneous

Exposure entering through the skin, such as through needlesticks, cuts, and human bites

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Pre-mucosal

Exposure from contacting mucous membranes, such as the eye or mouth

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Anaphylaxis

Most severe form of immediate allergic reaction

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Communicable diseases

Infections that can be spread from another person or through contact with body fluids

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Acquired immunity

Immunity that develops during a persons life time

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Natural acquired immunity

When a person has contracted and is recovering from a disease

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What is the most common route of contamination

Direct contact

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What is the term for acquiring an infection through mucosal tissue

Droplet infection

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How often must the exposure control plan to be reviewed and updated

Annually

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What are standard precautions used for

Protect healthcare providers from pathogens that can be spread by blood or any other body fluid, excretion, or secretion

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What is true of latex allergies

Primary cause of death associated with latex allergies is anaphylaxis, no specific cure, see physician if suspected allergic

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Irritant dermatitis does not involve the immune system

True

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What must an employee do if here she does not want the hepatitis B vaccine

Sign and informed refusal form

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What determines the type of PPE that should be worn

Risk of exposure

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What are examples of contaminated waste

Patient napkins, used barriers

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What's another term for infectious waste

Regulated waste