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HAI

Hospital acquired inf
any infection that occur within 48 hr and above upom admission to hosp.

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5 moments of hand hygiene

before touching patient
before clean/aseptic procedure
after body fluid exposure risk
after touching a patient
after touching a patient surrounding

3

Chain of infection

1. Infectious agent
2. reservoir
3. means of exit
4. mode of transmission - inhalation, ingestion, innoculation, intercourse, passive (mother to foetus)
5. entry into host
6. susceptible host

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Low risk body fluids

Saliva (non-dentistry associated)
Stool
Urine
Vomit

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High risk body fluids

Blood
Breast milk