Flashcards in Chapter 12 and 17 Vocab Deck (15):
Immunity that is artificially acquired from immunizations; sometimes called adaptive immunity.
Organisms transferred through blood or bodily fluids that cause infectious disease.
A disease that occurs from splash or splatter to the mucosa or nonintact skin.
Exposure control plan
A plan that explains exposure determination for employees to help minimize occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
An ongoing infection with recurrent symptoms
An infection that is normally cause by nonpathogenic organism in people with weakened immune systems
Immunity from an outside source that lasts for a short time
A standard of care that protects health care workers from pathogens that are spread by blood and other potentially infectious material.
Precautions used to protect patients and health care workers from coming into contact with contaminated bodily fluids
Spore tests that contain bacterial spores; used to determine if sterilization has occurred.
items that penetrate soft tissue and directly contact bone, blood, and other bodily fluids.
Process that prevents growth of disease carrying microorganisms
items that come in contact with intact skin only
Items that come in contact with tissues, but do not penetrate soft tissue or bone.