Ch11

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Ch11
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2011-10-08 16:09:09
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  1. Why is Saliva a concern in dentistry?
    is often contaminated with blood
  2. When contaminated instruments or surfaces transfer pathogens, this is:
    inderect transmission
  3. The herpes virus is transmitted through
    • direct contact with lesions
    • sexual contact
    • spatter droplets from the handpiece
  4. The ability of a pathogen to overcome the body's defense and cause disease is known as
    virulence
  5. Transmission through the eyes or mouth is known as
    permucosal
  6. Which of the following is not a type of infection?
    • genetic
    • (latent, acute, chronic are)
  7. Exmaples of a portal of entry for pathogens include
    • human bite
    • break in skin
    • needle stick injury
  8. This disease is spread through direct transmission:
    • Hepatitis B
    • Human Immonudeficiency (HIV)
    • Tuberculosis
  9. Immunity can be acquired through vaccination; this is referred to as
    artificially acquired immunity
  10. Which of the following affects the disease-producing ability of a pathogenic organism?
    virulence

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