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• the .... of equipment is necessary to kill spores.

sterilization

2

• safe practice includes the safe .... of waste.

disposal

3

• hands must be carefully washed after .... with body fluids.

contamination

4

• a patient with a highly infectious disease may have to be cared for in ....

isolation

5

• some disease organisms may trigger an inflammatory .... in the body.

response

6

• the .... of influenza depends on the strain of virus causing it.

severity

7

• in the case of mumps, the period of .... is very long.

incubation

8

• in most european countries, .... against many childhood diseases is available.

vaccination

9

• a long .... is often required after glandular fever.

convalescence

10

• many viral diseases are known to cause .... of the tonsils.

inflammation

11

• a programme of .... has made diphtheria a very rare disease in britain.

immunization

12

• tetanus is an .... by the clostridium tetani bacillus.

infection

13

• typhoid fever is spread by .... of food or drink contaminated by bacillus from infected faeces.

ingestion

14

• if plaque is not removed from teeth is may lead to the .... of the enamel.

distruction