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Infection Control Medical Terminology

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coloniza
group of microorganisms living together
-tion
process of
coloniza/tion
process of microorganisms living together
dis
removal of
-fect
contamination with pathogens
dis/infect/ion
process of removal of pathogenic microorganisms
nosocomi
hospital or infirmary
-al
pertaining to
nosocomi/al
pertaining to hospital or infirmary
pathogenic
producing disease
-ity
capable of
pathogenic/ity
capable of producing disease
prodrom
early symptom
prodrom/al
pertaining to early symptoms of disease
steriliz
free from microorganisms
steriliza/tion
process of being free from microorganisms
path
disease
-ologist
specialist
path/ologist
disease specialist
eti-
cause
-ology
study of
eti/ology
study of the cause of diseases
MRSA
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
VRE
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci
cdiff
Clostridium difficile
DOH
department of health
HCAI
Healthcare acquired infection
Hep B
hepatitis B
Hep C
hepatitis C
HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus
PPE
personal protective equipment