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Why is Saliva a concern in dentistry?
is often contaminated with blood
When contaminated instruments or surfaces transfer pathogens, this is:
The herpes virus is transmitted through
- direct contact with lesions
- sexual contact
- spatter droplets from the handpiece
The ability of a pathogen to overcome the body's defense and cause disease is known as
Transmission through the eyes or mouth is known as
Which of the following is not a type of infection?
- (latent, acute, chronic are)
Exmaples of a portal of entry for pathogens include
- human bite
- break in skin
- needle stick injury
This disease is spread through direct transmission:
- Hepatitis B
- Human Immonudeficiency (HIV)
Immunity can be acquired through vaccination; this is referred to as
artificially acquired immunity
Which of the following affects the disease-producing ability of a pathogenic organism?