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Who was the doctor responsible for introducing the idea of hand washing before attending patients?
What is the number of cases of a specific disease per one hundred people exposed called?
What is a cluster of cases in a specific population occurring in a brief period of time called?
What is a dramatic increase in the incidence of a specific disease in a given population referred as?
Diseases that primarily exist in animals, but may be transmitted to humans are called what?
Droplet nuclei typically travel no farther from point of release than..
They are suspended indefinitely.
In order to prevent spread of microorganisms from the microbiology laboratory, the room air is..
Under negative pressure and filtered.
Bubonic plague and pneumonic plague...
Both use rat fleas as a vector and they are the same disease but use different portal of entries.
The period of time between exposure to an agent and the onsent of disease signs and symptoms is called the...
When an infectious disease cannot spread in a population because it lacks a significant number of susceptible hosts, the phenomenon is referred to as...
The type of epidemiological study that determines the characteristics of the persons involved and the time and place of the outbreak is called a(n)...
If the number of people who become ill during an epidemic rises and falls rapidly, this is called a(n)...
Common source epidemic.
If the number of people who become ill during an epidemic rises gradually, this is called a(n)...
An experimental study in which neither the doctor nor the patient knows who is getting the actual treatment is called..
Because of the ubiquity of many microorganisms, it is necessary to use techniques that allow distinguishing them at the level of..
The publication of the CDC that reports new cases of reportable infectious diseases is titled..
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly
A new serotype of Vibrio chlolerae, V. cholerae 0139, has picked up the ability to produce...
Which of the following may be associated with nosocomial disease?
Enterococcus species, E. coli, Pseudomonas species, and S. aureus.
Which of the following contributes to nosocomial disease?
Susceptible population, hospital environment, other patients, and patient's own normal flora.
The member of the hospital staff who surveys the types and numbers of nosocomial infections is called the..
Infection control practitioner.
The guidelines used to minimize patient-to-personnel transfer of blood borne diseases are called..
Prevention of patient-to-personnel transmission of disease keys on limiting contact with...
Which of the following is recommended by the Standard Precautions guidelines?
Glove use, handwashing, and face shield.
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